Alex Selby-Boothroyd

Head of Data Journalism, The Economist

The Economist

Head of Data Journalism



Alex joined The Economist as an interactive data journalist in 2015 after 17 years at the Economist Intelligence Unit, and has been running the data-journalism department since 2016. His team writes data-driven articles and creates all of the charts and maps for the newspaper, website and apps. He graduated from the University of Bath with a degree in Modern Languages and European Studies.

15 June 2021

Democratising data