Gideon Rachman

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(journalist)
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Born1963
UK
NationalityUK
Alma materGonville & Caius College
Quad Bilderberg UK journalist and friend of MI6 whistleblower Richard Tomlinson

Background

Gideon Rachman read History at Gonville & Caius College, gaining a first class honours degree from Cambridge University in 1984. While at Gonville and Caius, he was a friend of MI6 whistleblower Richard Tomlinson, whom he provided with a reference for his Kennedy Scholarship application.[1]

Career

Rachman began his career with the BBC World Service in 1984. From 1988 to 1990, he was a reporter for The Sunday Correspondent, based in Washington DC. He spent 15 years at The Economist; first as its deputy American editor, then as its South-east Asia correspondent from a base in Bangkok. He then served as The Economist‍ '​s Asia editor before taking on the post of Britain editor from 1997 to 2000, following which he was posted in Brussels where he penned the Charlemagne European-affairs column. At The Financial Times, Rachman writes on international politics, with a focus on US foreign policy, the European Union and geopolitics in Asia.

 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/201231 May 20123 June 2012US
Virginia
Chantilly
The 58th Bilderberg, in Chantilly, Virginia. Unusually just 4 years after an earlier Bilderberg meeting there.
Bilderberg/20171 June 20174 June 2017US
Virginia
Chantilly
The 65th Bilderberg Meeting
WEF/Annual Meeting/202021 January 202024 January 2020World Economic Forum
Switzerland
This mega-summit of the world's ruling class and their political and media appendages happens every year, but 2020 was special, as the continuous corporate media coverage of COVID-19 started more or less from one day to the next on 20/21. January, coinciding with the start of the meeting.

 

Events Witnessed

EventLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/2003France
Versailles
The 51st Bilderberg, in Versailles, France
Bilderberg/2004Italy
Stresa
The 52nd such meeting. 126 recorded guests


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