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Jonathan Fenby (born 11 November 1942) is a founding partner and Managing Director of the China team at Trusted Sources, the emerging markets research and consultancy firm headquartered in London. His investment and strategy research is focused towards China's policy interpretation, politics and broader political economy. He is also an author and journalist, and was Editor of The Observer newspaper from 1993-1995 and then Editor of the South China Morning Post from 1995-2000, during the return of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty. He had earlier been Deputy Editor of The Guardian (1988-93), Home Editor of The Independent (at launch 1986-8), and Editor of Reuters World Service (1973-7). He was also chief correspondent forThe Economist in France and Germany (1981-6) and wrote three books during that period.
Since returning to London from Hong Kong in 2000, he has worked at various on-line services and as Associate Editor of the newspaper, Sunday Business. Between 1998 and 2008, he published ten books, five on China and others on the Second World War and France. He contributes to a wide range of publications in the UK, US and Far East and broadcasts often, as well as speaking at conferences and lecturing at universities and public forums on China.
He was named a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in 2000 and a Chevalier of the French Order of Merit in 1991. He is a board member of the European Journalism Centre and the Belgian-British Conference.