Financial News hires Weeks to cover fin tech
Ryan Weeks has been hired by Barron’s Group as financial technology correspondent at Financial News.
Weeks will be based in London and will lead FN’s coverage of financial technology, from the startups helping investment banks and asset managers bringing their operations into the 21st century to the financial giants racing to explore new technologies such as artificial intelligence and cloud computing.
He will also write Fintech Files, a weekly e-mail newsletter about all things fin tech. He will report to features editor Dave Morris.
Weeks formerly edited AltFi, an online trade publication focused on alternative finance, digital banking and robo advisors.
He has a degree in history from Newcastle University. He is also an aspiring fiction writer and published his first novel in 2018.
Financial News is a Dow Jones publication that covers the finance sector and business of London.