Simon Robinson is Reuters Global Managing Editor, Newsroom. He oversees all journalist recruitment, hiring, training, mentoring, career development and mental health in the Reuters newsroom.
Robinson joined the news service in 2010 and ran investigations and enterprise reporting in Europe, Middle East and Africa for six years, editing award-winning series on Iran, Russia, corporate taxation, Greek banks and migration. Between 2017 and 2019 he was Regional Editor for EMEA, running Reuters single biggest region and overseeing everything from breaking news to budgets.
Between 1995 and 2010, Simon was a correspondent and then editor for Time magazine, reporting from more than 50 countries in Africa, South Asia, the Middle East and Europe. He has published short stories and wrote and produced an award-winning satirical movie about aid workers and journalists in Africa.