MA in Economics, Trinity College, Cambridge. Has worked in Africa, Latin America, New York and London. Eighteen years with Reuters, including: 2002-04, Bureau Chief, Pakistan and Afghanistan; 2004-09, Bureau Chief, India; 2009-11, Bureau Chief, Washington. Since 2011, Bureau Chief, The Washington Post. Regular guest on television channels in the US, India and the UK. President, Foreign Correspondents Club of South Asia. Editor, Foreign Correspondent: Fifty Years of Reporting South Asia (2008).