Courtney Fingar

Editor-in- chief, fDi Magazine, Financial Times Group

Courtney Fingar is the editor-in-chief of fDi Magazine, a specialist publication from the Financial Times, and the head of content for its associated data division, fDi Intelligence. In her role she oversees all elements of editorial production for the bimonthly magazine and its website, as well as editorial outputs for fDi Intelligence.

She is also the presenter for the ‘fDi On Location’ video series, and a consultant editor for This Is Africa, a sister publication to fDi that covers African business and politics. She is a regular contributor to EM Squared, the Financial Times’ data-driven news and analysis service focused on emerging markets.

As a trained journalist, Ms Fingar interviews political and business leaders at the highest levels about economic and investment issues. She has covered business stories in all major regions of the world and has been on assignment to more than 70 countries in her career. She has a special interest in post-conflict investment sparked by her on-the-ground reporting from Iraq in 2009-11.

She is a popular panellist and moderator at international economic gatherings and has appeared on television and radio in dozens of countries as a commentator on international investment.

Before joining fDi in 2004, she served as the editor of Trade & Forfaiting Review, a London-based magazine focusing on trade finance. She worked previously as a journalist in Washington, DC.

Ms Fingar has a BA in journalism from the University of Alabama in the United States and an MSc in International and European Politics, with a special focus on political economy and trade issues, from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. She serves as an advisory council member for the Advocacy in the Global Environment Master’s Program at the George Washington Graduate School of Political Management.

My Sessions

Panel 1: Poland is GREAT. Can Poland become a brand in the tech industry? What are the mutual opportunities for the Polish and British technology sectors to co-operate?

Google Campus

Moderator: Courtney Fingar, Editor-in-Chief, fDi Magazine (Financial Times) „The UK is one of the largest outbound investors in the software and IT sector, and London has grown into a major international technology hub. Meanwhile, Poland has growing strengths in the sector itself and has a number of innovative tech companies and entrepreneurs. There are many […]