Gideon Benari is the editor and owner of Solvency II Wire. He holds an Investment Management Certificate (IMC
) from CFAUK
, a Masters in Anthropology from the University of East London and is a qualified technical writer (ISTC
). Before setting up the site he was a press officer for a number of organisations and prior to that worked as a freelance video editor for over twenty years for major broadcasters in the UK.
His video editing portfolio includes, The Money Programme and Horizon for BBC 2, Dispatches for Channel 4 and a number of independent documentaries. He has also worked in the news rooms of Channel 4 and ITN.
In 2001 he was nominated for an Emmy Award for “Outstanding performance in the field of editing” for his part in editing the landmark BBC documentary series ‘Dawn of Man’.
Gideon is an IMC Member of the CFA society of the UK (CFAUK) and a member of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ).
In addition to Solvency II Wire he manages a portfolio website and an economics blog EasierCrisis.