Ben Aris

Editor in Chief
bne IntelliNews

Ben Aris is Editor in Chief with bne Intellinews. Amongst the longest serving foreign correspondent in Eastern Europe, Ben Aris has been covering Russia since 1993, with stints in the Baltics and Central Asia.

He is a former Moscow bureau chief for the Daily Telegraph, was a contributing editor at The Banker and Euromoney for a decade as well as Russia correspondent for The Business. He is also a regular contributor to many of the best-known international business titles such as The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Institutional Investor and many others.

In 2003, Ben moved to Berlin as acting bureau chief for The Guardian before founding bne in 2006 to cover all of CEE/CIS. He returned to live in Moscow full time in the summer of 2009. Ben was voted "best foreign business correspondent in Russia" by RIA Novosti in 2011 and 2012.