Alex Irwin-Hunt

Global Markets Editor, fDi Intelligence, Financial Times

Alex Irwin-Hunt is global markets editor at fDi Intelligence, a specialist publication at the Financial Times focused on foreign direct investment and economic development. He covers the latest FDI trends and developments, writing articles about themes shaping investment decisions across industries, interviewing public and private sector leaders and helping to produce global rankings of investment destinations. He has covered FDI stories in markets around the world and written special reports about locations in Europe, Africa, North America and the Caribbean.

Alex helped deliver the Tourism Greenfield Investment Report 2022, which compiles data from fDi Markets and UNWTO. He has a specialism in the international expansion of technology companies and produced fDi’s first Start-up Attraction Index, Venture Capital-powered FDI ranking and hosts a regular podcast series about start-up ecosystems. He has contributed to FT special reports and regularly hosts panel sessions at global conferences on topics such as investment, technology, start-ups, sustainability and real estate.