Duncan Mavin


Senior assignment editor
Duncan Mavin joined The Post in London in 2023 as a senior assignment editor and columnist focused on global business and economics. He previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, where he held various roles including Asia Editor for the Heard on the Street column and Deputy Global Finance Editor. His first book, "The Pyramid of Lies: Lex Greensill and the Billion-Dollar Scandal," was published in July 2022. Duncan studied at Durham University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s in historical research — with a particular focus on newspaper history. He is qualified
Latest from Duncan Mavin

Is the Credit Suisse sale the end of the crisis, or the beginning?

The last time the banking world trembled, the crisis unfolded over several years.

March 20, 2023

Forget too big to fail. Credit Suisse is too troubled to fix.

Credit Suisse is so troubled that the only solution is to break up the bank. Regulators must act swiftly to prevent the situation from spiraling.

March 15, 2023

ESG investing is a culture-war battle that both sides might lose

Both the left and the right should be wary of attacking investors applying environmental, social and governance standards.

February 20, 2023

Why soccer fans should worry about the Premier League’s latest announcement

The English soccer league's accusation that Manchester City is overspending fails to address the larger question of who should be allowed to own teams.

February 9, 2023

Joe Biden is a ‘liar’? Watch your language!

The word is repugnant to my British ears.

February 8, 2023

With Adani in India, Western banks repeat mistakes made in China

Big Wall Street companies that failed to question Adani's share price are partly to blame for investor losses in the current scandal.

January 31, 2023