Toby Burton

Head of Finance

Economist Newspaper Ltd

Toby Burton leads the finance function of the global circulation at The Economist, managing finance teams based in New York, London, Geneva and Hong Kong. He was appointed CFO global circulation two years ago.  He has been with The Economist Group for 10 years during which time he has held financial management responsibilities in Economist Intelligence Unit, Economist CEMEA businesses and now global circulation. He has created and implemented the finance business partnering function at The Economist. He started his career at Unilever, an Anglo-Dutch multinational consumer goods company, under its Future Leaders Programme. Toby is also the Chair of the board of Trustees of Royal Association of Deaf people, one of UK oldest Deaf charity founded in 1841 and celebrated its 175th anniversary last year.