The Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation is proud to announce that two alumni from its programmes will soon be joining its board of trustees. Alice Fulwood is a former Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist and Ritvik Carvalho is a former student on the master’s course in Financial Journalism at City, University of London, a programme which is supported by the foundation.
Alice Fulwood is The Economist’s Wall Street correspondent, covering a range of topics about banking and the financial system in America. She is based in New York. For her work covering American finance in 2019 she won the Wincott Foundation Young Journalist of the Year Award. Alice first joined The Economist in 2018 on an internship sponsored by the Marjorie Deane Foundation, where she wrote about finance, banking and economics.
Prior to joining The Economist Alice worked for an investment bank. During her tenure Alice was based in Singapore as an economist covering Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. She also worked as a foreign exchange spot and derivatives sales trader in London. Alice graduated from the University of Cambridge, where she studied Economics.
Ritvik Carvalho is currently News Editor at Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, where he is building a news product. Before Binance, Ritvik worked at Reuters news agency in London, where he began as a graduate trainee and moved on to covering global financial markets as a data-graphics journalist, specializing in currencies. His work earned him a nomination in the Young Financial Journalist of the Year category at the 2018 Harold Wincott Awards for Business, Economic and Financial Journalism. Prior to entering journalism, Ritvik worked at D.E. Shaw & Co., a New York-based hedge fund. He holds a Master’s degree in Financial Journalism from City, University of London, is a Young India Fellow, and holds a Bachelor’s in Accounting and Finance from Bangalore University.