Simon Nixon is Chief European Commentator of the Wall Street Journal, where he writes extensively on European politics, economics and finance. He joined the WSJ in 2008 and was previously European editor of its flagship Heard on the Street financial analysis column. Before this, he was executive editor of breakingviews.com, City editor of The Week and a founder editor of Moneyweek.
He has a first class degree in history from Trinity College, Cambridge. He lives in London with his wife and three children.