Studies at University of Bristol, UK; MSc, London School of Economics. Journalist, Investors Chronicle and Independent. From 1999, with the Financial Times: 2000-04, at the New York Bureau; 2004-09, Banking Editor, leading coverage of global banking, including the credit crisis. 2009-12 Assistant Editor, Reuters Breakingviews, London. Since August 2012, Asia Editor, Retuers Breakingviews, Hong Kong.