Economics Editor, Sunday Times
David Smith has been Economics Editor of The Sunday Times since 1989, where he writes a weekly column.
He has written several books on contemporary economic issues, including The Dragon & the Elephant: China, India and the New World Order (2010); The Age of Instability: The Global Financial Crisis and What Comes Next (2010); and Something Will Turn Up: Britain's Economy Past, Present and Future (2015).
David is a visiting professor at both Cardiff University and Nottingham University, and has lectured at Nottingham's Malaysia and Ningbo (China) campuses. He has won a number of awards, including the Harold Wincott Senior Financial Journalist of the Year Award, the 2013 Economics Commentator of the Year Award and the 2014 Business Journalist of the Year Award in the London Press Awards.
David is one of the UK’s leading economic journalists and authors. His range of expertise allows him to comment with authority on issues from the UK economy and Brexit to the future of finance, and the outlook for China and India.