Paul Maidment

Paul Maidment

Paul Maidment directs Oxford Analytica's Analysis division and is managing editor of its flagship publication, The Daily Brief. As such he leads OA’s team of staff analysts and global network of expert contributors.

Previously, Paul was principal and editor-in-chief of Bystander Media, a New York digital publishing consultancy. An award-winning journalist and pioneer of digital journalism, he was the founding editor of the Financial Times’ website, ft.com and then spent a decade in a similar print/online role as executive editor of Forbes magazine and editor of forbes.com. Paul spent his early career as a foreign correspondent and editor with The Economist and the BBC, working in London, Tokyo, Hong Kong and New York. That broad range of professional experience gives him a uniquely global perspective on the changes transforming the political economy.

Paul is a graduate of St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, where he read philosophy, politics and economics.