Steven Leslie
Lead Analyst, Financial Services, EIU

Steven Leslie is Managing Editor, Financial Services Briefing, the
Economist Intelligence Unit's online information service on that
industry. In that role, he writes articles for and partly oversees the
Industry Briefing website, edits our financial services forecasts and
profiles and participates in special projects. Steven joined the
Economist Intelligence Unit in 1998 and has held several positions in
the company. From mid-2005 to late 2007 he was Director of Custom
Research in the Americas, a post in which he organised and oversaw
many special projects. From 1999 to mid-2005 he was Managing Editor of
"Country Finance", a series of annual reports on the world's principle
national financial markets. He also wrote for ViewsWire, our
electronic daily briefing service. He started work at the Economist
Intelligence Unit as Asia editor during the financial crisis of the
late 1990s. Before joining the Economist Intelligence Unit Steven
studied politics and economics at the University of Chicago and
Columbia University.