All articles by Richard Gardham

Richard Gardham is the managing editor of Investment Monitor, overseeing editorial output for the site. He joined from the Financial Times where he was production manager across a number of titles, including The Banker and fDi Magazine. Richard has worked in magazine production for 25 years, with a career spanning numerous national newspapers and business-to-business publications.

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The largest cities in Saudi Arabia (and their investment strengths)

The largest cities in Saudi Arabia are capital Riyadh and commercial centre Jeddah, but which locations follow them?

The Ukraine crisis: A review of Investment Monitor’s coverage

The Ukraine crisis dominated news in 2022 as the Western world supported the country’s fight against Russia. Here is a review of how Investment Monitor covered the conflict.

A review of 2022 on Investment Monitor: July to December

How did Investment Monitor cover the stories affecting FDI in the second half of 2022? Read this review of July to December to find out.

A review of 2022 on Investment Monitor: January to June

How did Investment Monitor cover the big stories affecting FDI in the first half of 2022? Read this review of January to June to find out.

The five largest cities in Portugal (and their investment strengths)

When it comes to the largest cities in Portugal, capital Lisbon is out in front, but which locations follow?

Let there be light: Is the clock winding down on Daylight Saving Time?

The UK will soon be putting its clocks back to inflict darker nights upon its population, but why do many countries have Daylight Saving Time?

Russia’s nation brand value plummets by $144bn in aftermath of Ukraine invasion

The 2022 Brand Finance Nation Brands report shows that Russia has suffered huge damage as a result of its invasion of Ukraine.

Opinion: The UK has lost more than a monarch with the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

The sad death of Queen Elizabeth II leaves the UK shorn of both a standard-bearer and an irreplaceable international ambassador.

Opinion: Big, global businesses like MyPillow and Dyson can afford to indulge in polarising politics

Prominent business figures run the risk of alienating much of their customer base by taking high-profile and extreme political positions, but it may only be an advisable course of action for those with a global presence.

The five largest cities in Switzerland (and their investment strengths)

Zürich may not be the capital of Switzerland, but it ranks top of the country’s largest cities. Which others follow?