Igor Sechin holds no official position in the Kremlin, but many consider the Rosneft boss the most powerful man in Russia after the president. Will he determine Putin’s successor? Jane Lewis reports.
Articles written by Jane Lewis
Jerome Powell is the first Federal Reserve chair in over four decades without an economics degree, but he has already demonstrated his ability to learn on the job. Jane Lewis reports.
Jewellery baron Nirav Modi has become caught up in what may be the subcontinent’s biggest-ever financial scandal. It’s a huge fall from grace for a man who wanted to take on Cartier and Tiffany. Jane Lewis reports.
US tech investor Michael Ferro had grand plans to transform newspapers for the digital age. But with the sale of the Los Angeles Times he seems to be retreating from those ambitions. Jane Lewis reports.
The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is known for his liking for high-living and gifts from rich friends. That may now prove to be his downfall. Jane Lewis reports.
Markus Jooste built a small South African furniture firm into a global retail empire. Then everything fell apart amid claims of a €6bn black hole in the accounts. Jane Lewis reports.
George Weah faces a huge new challenge as president of the Republic of Liberia. Will the former Fifa World Player of the Year be able to fix the country’s problems? Jane Lewis reports.
Put on the spot by the vicious feuding at the White House, Rebekah Mercer had to choose sides.
From Germany’s Angela Merkel to George Osborne, Jane Lewis looks back at the people who have influenced the world over the past year.
Social media sites are at the forefront of ‘Web 2.0’. Janie Lewis looks at five of the most widely used social media websites and their founders – how they started out, what their businesses actually do, and how much they’re worth.