Astrid Zweynert

Editor, Thomson Reuters Foundation


Award-winning journalist, editor and social media specialist with a passion for online storytelling. As editor of, the news portal of Thomson Reuters Foundation, I drive coverage for the foundation's global news services covering humanitarian issues, climate change, women's rights, social innovation and anti-corruption. I cover social entrepreneurship and how it can help to improve people's lives and drive change, and I also keep a close eye on the global water and food crisis. I previously was editor of Reuters UK website and a journalist at Reuters, Bloomberg and UPI. I have played a key part in developing online content strategies and enjoy the constant challenge of storytelling to a captive audience in a world of information overload. in my spare time, I work on my dream of being an ace photographer and plot where to travel next.