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Adam Eliot Geoffrey Raphael

Adam Eliot Geoffrey Raphael, British journalist. Named Journalist of Year, British Press Awards, 1973, Reporter of Year, Granada television, 1973. Second lieutenant Royal Artillery, 1957-1958. Member Hurlingham Club, RAC Club, Garrick Club.

Background

  • Raphael, Adam Eliot Geoffrey was born on April 22, 1938 in London. Son of Geoffrey George and Nancy May (Rose) Raphael.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts in History with honors, Oxford (England) University, 1961.

    Career

    • Washington correspondent The Guardian, United Kingdom, 1968-1973, political correspondent United Kingdom, 1973-1976, The Observer, United Kingdom, 1976-1981, political editor United Kingdom, 1981-1987, executive editor United Kingdom, 1988-1993. Presenter British Broadcasting Corporation Newsnight, United Kingdom, 1987-1988. Writer The Economist, London, United Kingdom, since 1994.

    Works

    • Ultimate Risk: The Inside Story of the Lloyd's Catastrophe
    • Presents a behind-the-scenes account of the financial crisis afflicting the world's largest and most famous insurance company, Lloyd's of London, involving unpaid claims, unprecedented natural disasters, and financial mismanagement, costing billions.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Second lieutenant Royal Artillery, 1957-1958. Member Hurlingham Club, RAC Club, Garrick Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, skiing, fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Caroline Rayner Ellis, May 29, 1970. Children: Thomas, Anna.
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    Born April 22, 1938
    • 1961
      Oxford (England) University
    • 1968 - 1973
      Washington correspondent The Guardian
    • 1973 - 1976
      Washington correspondent The Guardian
    • 1976 - 1981
      Washington correspondent The Guardian
    • 1981 - 1987
      Washington correspondent The Guardian
    • 1987 - 1988
      presenter British Broadcasting Corporation Newsnight
    • 1994
      writer, The Economist
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa