The Profile

Alex Soros: From party boy to empire boss

As the surprise boss of Open Society Foundations, pipping his brother to the post, the billionaire businessman’s son will command a $25 billion global network

Alex Soros isn’t the first son of a billionaire to have leaned into the high life but now he has just announced himself to the world as the new ruler of his dad’s philanthropic empire. Illustration: Peter Hanan