September 22, 2023

Reuters local weather and atmosphere editor Katy Daigle despatched the next message to workers about six appointments to the local weather and sustainable enterprise groups:

As Reuters continues to increase its local weather and atmosphere protection, we’re thrilled to announce six new hires throughout the corporate. These journalists – David Stanway, Ali Withers, Isla Binnie, Tommy Reggiori Wilkes, Virginia Furness and Clark Mindock – symbolize a various set of skills and pursuits and can sit on totally different groups globally.

Ali Withers joins Reuters within the newly fashioned function of Local weather & Surroundings Visuals Senior Producer, primarily based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and will likely be working with Video and Photograph groups worldwide to generate and elevate protection on the beat. A video journalist who has documented the consequences of local weather change, useful resource extraction and biodiversity loss all over the world, Ali has labored as a workers video journalist at NBC Information Digital and Bloomberg Information, and extra just lately as a contract video and documentary filmmaker. Her work has appeared in BBC Information, The Washington Put up, The Nation and TV2 Denmark, amongst others.

David Stanway has been appointed as a Local weather & Surroundings Correspondent, primarily based in Singapore. In his new function, he’ll give attention to each world and Asia-based tales on the beat. Throughout his twenty years working in China, David developed experience on Asia’s vitality and manufacturing points – a key part of right now’s local weather story. His ability in dealing with science-based tales helped to place him on the forefront of overlaying China’s covid story, whereas he additionally tackled China’s industrial legacy by means of tales on air air pollution, most cancers villages, chemical explosions, coal mine disasters and local weather impacts together with droughts and floods.

Isla Binnie joins the Sustainable Finance Crew as a correspondent in New York, the place she’s going to give attention to how companies and traders throughout the Americas are tackling environmental, social and governance points. Isla started her Reuters profession in 2011 with IFR (Worldwide Financing Evaluation), earlier than turning into a correspondent in Italy in 2013. Six years later, she moved to Madrid to cowl European telecoms and the Catalan independence motion. In 2020, she started taking up extra European local weather tales, and final 12 months reported on the vitality transition with a give attention to renewables.

Tommy Reggiori Wilkes joins the worldwide Sustainable Finance Crew as a London-based senior correspondent overlaying how local weather change and different points together with governance and social justice are impacting the monetary and company worlds. Tommy started his Reuters profession overlaying hedge funds and fund administration, earlier than shifting to New Delhi as a South Asia correspondent. Since 2018, Tommy has targeted on European monetary markets, together with international exchanges, the market fallout from Brexit, and financial developments. He was deployed to the Nairobi bureau in 2022 earlier than returning to London for his new function.

Virginia Furness additionally joins the Sustainable Finance Crew as a correspondent in London, returning to Reuters after three years overlaying sustainability and capital markets for others. Virginia started her profession overlaying capital markets from London and Hong Kong for the commerce journal GlobalCapital, earlier than becoming a member of Reuters’ markets crew in 2018. She then moved onto Euromoney Journal as their Center East and Africa Editor, earlier than turning into a part of a crew on the New Statesman Media Group that helped to launch a publication devoted to sustainable banking and finance.

Clark Mindock joined the Reuters Authorized crew final 12 months, reporting on vitality and environmental authorized information. Primarily based in New York, Clark has lined presidential campaigns, pure disasters, immigration, and different U.S. information for publications together with The Guardian, the Worldwide Enterprise Occasions and the Philadelphia Inquirer. Throughout a three-year stint as a U.S. reporter for the Unbiased, Mindock started exploring the atmosphere beat.