Landon Thomas, Jr. is a reporter covering international financial and economic matters for the New York Times. He is based in New York and for the past five years worked out of London.
Mr. Thomas joined The New York Times in November 2002, having worked previously for New York Magazine, the New York Observer and SmartMoney Magazine. From 1994 to 1998 Mr. Thomas was a portfolio manager for Morgan Stanley Asset Management, handling portfolio investments in Turkey, Pakistan and the Middle East.. From 1992 to 1994 he was a staff economist and institutional salesman for Global Securities in Istanbul, Turkey, where he was responsible for macro-economic coverage and analysis of the Turkish economy.
Mr. Thomas received his B.A. in political science from Middlebury College in 1987. In 1991 he received an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies in Washington.