Senior Economics Editor, Agence France-Presse
Interviewing Joel Beckerman and Prof. Muhammad Yunus in the 360 Big Top
Irish-born Jurgen Hecker is Senior Economics Editor at Agence France Presse, based in Paris. Jurgen has decades of experience in written and broadcast journalism in many countries, covering lifestyle, fashion, environment, politics and sports. He teaches news agency journalism at Sciences Po in Paris, and video journalism at the American University of Paris. He has moderated many public talks, including on sustainability, urban mobility, the sharing economy and the position of women after Donald Trump’s election. He’s an amateur pianist and actor, plays as much tennis as he can, and regularly commentates sports on live TV. He does as much yoga as possible and his biggest worry is usually whether he can make the next Pilates class.