Wolfgang Münchau

Director and co-founder of Eurointelligence

Wolfgang Münchau

Director and co-founder of Eurointelligence

Biography

Wolfgang Münchau, 58, is director and co-founder of Eurointelligence, a service that
provides daily information about the euro area, targeted at investors, academics and
policymakers. Munchau is also the European economic columnist of the Financial
Times and a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations.
Wolfgang was one of the founding members of Financial Times Deutschland, and
editor-in-chief from 2001 until 2003. From 2010-2015 he was also a columnist for
Spiegel. Previous appointments included correspondent posts for the Financial Times
and the Times of London in Washington, Brussels and Frankfurt. He was awarded the
Wincott Young Financial Journalist of the Year award in 1989 and the 2012 SABEW
award for best international columnist.
Wolfgang has published three German-language books. His book Vorbeben from
2006, predicted the financial crisis and received the prestigious GetAbstract business
book award in 2008. A US version was later published by McGraw Hill under the title
Meltdown Years.
Wolfgang and his wife, Susanne Mundschenk, live in Oxford with their sons Joshua
and Elias.