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Editorial Team

Michael Stutchbury

Editor-in-chief

Michael Stutchbury is Editor-in-chief. He is in his fourth decade of writing for and editing national newspapers. After nearly six years as editor of The Australian, he returned to the Financial Review as editor-in-chief in 2011. Email Michael at [email protected]

Paul Bailey

Editor

Paul Bailey is Editor of The Australian Financial Review. He has worked across Australian media including at Channel Nine, The Bulletin and The Sydney Morning Herald. He is a two-time Walkley Award winner, including the Gold Walkley. Connect with Paul on Twitter. Email Paul at [email protected]

Cosima Marriner

Managing editor

Cosima Marriner is the Managing editor. She is a former deputy editor at The Sydney Morning Herald and a former editor of The Sun-Herald. Email Cosima at [email protected]

Fiona Buffini

Deputy editor, digital

Fiona Buffini helps to drive the Financial Review's news agenda and oversees how we deliver the news on afr.com and via our other digital platforms. She is a former news director and national reporter. Email Fiona at [email protected]

Jessica Gardner

News director

Jessica Gardner is the Financial Review's News Director. She has previously edited the Companies and Markets section. Connect with Jessica on Twitter. Email Jessica at [email protected]

Joanna Mather

Deputy news director

Joanna Mather works in our Sydney newsroom. Connect with Joanna on Twitter. Email Joanna at [email protected]

Andrew Burke

AFR Weekend editor

Andrew Burke is the editor of AFR Weekend, based in the Sydney newsroom. He has worked at the Financial Times in London, the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong and reported from across Asia and the Middle East. Connect with Andrew on Twitter. Email Andrew at [email protected]

Mary-Ellen Hepworth

Head of production

Mary-Ellen Hepworth is an experienced production journalist. Email Mary-Ellen at [email protected]

Peter Braig

Photo editor

Peter Braig is photo editor for The Australian Financial Review. Connect with Peter on Twitter.

Matthew Drummond

AFR Magazine editor

Matthew Drummond edits AFR Magazine, our premium monthly inserted magazine that covers business, politics, fashion, design, food and wine, and is home to the Rich List, Young Rich List and the Power lists. Connect with Matthew on Twitter. Email Matthew at [email protected]

Tony Boyd

Columnist

Tony Boyd is the Chanticleer columnist. He has more than 35 years' experience as a finance journalist. Connect with Tony on Twitter. Email Tony at [email protected]

James Thomson

Columnist

James Thomson is a Chanticleer columnist based in Melbourne. He was the Companies editor and editor of BRW Magazine. Connect with James on Twitter. Email James at [email protected]

Ben Potter

Companies editor

Ben Potter edits the companies & markets section. He previously wrote on energy, climate change and innovation, and has been Washington correspondent and opinion editor. Connect with Ben on Twitter. Email Ben at [email protected]

James Daggar-Nickson

Companies and markets deputy editor

James Daggar-Nixon is the deputy editor for the companies and markets section based in our Sydney newsroom. Connect with James on Twitter. Email James at [email protected]

Angela Macdonald-Smith

Senior resources writer

Angela Macdonald-Smith writes on the resources industry with a focus on energy, including gas, oil, electricity and renewables. Connect with Angela on Twitter. Email Angela at [email protected]

James Eyers

Senior Reporter

James Eyers writes on banking, fintech and technology. Based in our Sydney newsroom, James is a former Legal Affairs and Capital editor for the Financial Review Connect with James on Twitter. Email James at [email protected]

Peter Ker

Resources reporter

Peter Ker covers resource companies for The Australian Financial Review, based in Melbourne. Connect with Peter on Twitter. Email Peter at [email protected]

Sue Mitchell

Columnist

Sue Mitchell writes the fortnightly Window Shopping column for the Financial Review and has covered retailing for over 30 years. Connect with Sue on Twitter. Email Sue at [email protected]

Alana Piper

Editor, AFR Live

Alana Piper is the editor of AFR Live and is responsible for the curation, growth and strategic direction of the The Australian Financial Review's premium events arm. She has more than 15 years of experience in corporate affairs, media, events.

Charis Perkins

Life & Leisure editor

Charis Perkins edits The Australian Financial Review's weekly lifestyle liftout, covering the arts, fashion, design, travel, wine, fine dining, sports, motoring and more. Life & Leisure is published online and in the Friday and weekend editions. Email Charis at [email protected]

Vesna Poljak

Markets editor

Vesna Poljak is the Markets editor. She covers equities, bonds, currencies and the economy with a special interest in the investment industry, hedge funds and accounting. She is based in the Sydney newsroom. Connect with Vesna on Twitter. Email Vesna at [email protected]

Karen Maley

Columnist

Karen Maley writes on banking and finance, specialising in financial services, private equity and investment banking. Karen is based in Sydney. Connect with Karen on Twitter. Email Karen at [email protected]

Phillip Coorey

Political editor

Phillip Coorey is the political editor based in Canberra. He is a two-time winner of the Paul Lyneham award for press gallery excellence. Connect with Phillip on Facebook and Twitter. Email Phillip at [email protected]

John Kehoe

Economics editor

John Kehoe is Economics editor at Parliament House, Canberra. He writes on economics, politics and business. John was Washington correspondent covering Donald Trump’s election. He joined the Financial Review in 2008 from Treasury. Connect with John on Twitter. Email John at [email protected]

Jennifer Hewett

Columnist

Jennifer Hewett is the National Affairs columnist. She writes a daily column on politics, business and the economy. Connect with Jennifer on Twitter. Email Jennifer at [email protected]

Patrick Durkin

BOSS Deputy editor

Patrick Durkin is Melbourne bureau chief and BOSS deputy editor. He writes on news, business and leadership. Connect with Patrick on Twitter. Email Patrick at [email protected]

Mark Ludlow

Queensland bureau chief

Mark Ludlow writes on politics, energy and infrastructure based in Brisbane. Connect with Mark on Twitter. Email Mark at [email protected]

Kevin Chinnery

Opinion editor

Kevin Chinnery is the opinion editor and an editorial leader writer. He covered trade and industry across the Asia-Pacific region from Singapore and Hong Kong, and is a former editor of BRW magazine. Connect with Kevin on Twitter. Email Kevin at [email protected]

Jeremy Sammut

Deputy Opinion editor

Jeremy Sammut has a PhD in Australian political history and was formerly a senior researcher at the Centre for Independent Studies where he specialised in health and social policy. Email Jeremy at [email protected]

David Rowe

Cartoonist

David Rowe is the Walkley award-winning cartoonist for the Financial Review. Connect with David on Twitter. Email David at [email protected]

Edmund Tadros

Media and marketing reporter

Edmund Tadros reports about the media and marketing sector. He previously led our coverage of the professional services sector. He is based in our Sydney newsroom. Connect with Edmund on Twitter. Email Edmund at [email protected]

Michael Pelly

Legal editor

Michael Pelly is the legal editor, based in our Sydney newsroom. He has been a senior adviser to federal and state attorneys-general and written two books, one a biography of former High Court Chief Justice Murray Gleeson. Email Michael at [email protected]

Nick Lenaghan

Property editor

Nick Lenaghan edits the property section, which covers all aspects, from residential real estate and housing and construction to commercial property – office, retail, industrial – and major ASX-listed developers and real estate investment trusts. Connect with Nick on Twitter. Email Nick at [email protected]

Joe Aston

Columnist

Joe Aston has helmed The Australian Financial Review's Rear Window column since 2012. He is based in Sydney. Connect with Joe on Facebook and Twitter. Email Joe at [email protected]

Myriam Robin

Columnist

Myriam Robin is a Rear Window columnist based in the Financial Review's Melbourne newsroom. Connect with Myriam on Twitter. Email Myriam at [email protected]

Julie-anne Sprague

Rich List editor

Julie-anne Sprague co-edits our Rich Lists and covers entrepreneurs, wealth creation and investments. A senior journalist in our newsroom, Julie-anne has covered politics, property, agribusiness, retail and stockmarkets in both the UK and Australia. Connect with Julie-anne on Twitter. Email Julie-anne at [email protected]

Michael Bailey

Rich List co-editor

Michael Bailey writes on entrepreneurship and the arts. He is also responsible for the Financial Review's Rich Lists. He is based in Sydney. Connect with Michael on Twitter. Email Michael at [email protected]

Sarah Thompson

Street Talk editor

Sarah Thompson has co-edited Street Talk since 2009, specialising in private equity, investment banking, M&A and equity capital markets stories. Prior to that, she spent 10 years in London as a markets and M&A reporter at Bloomberg and Dow Jones. Email Sarah at [email protected]

Anthony Macdonald

Street Talk editor

Anthony Macdonald co-edits Street Talk, specialising in private equity, investment banking, M&A and equity capital markets. He has 10 years' experience as a business journalist and worked at PwC, auditing and advising financial services companies. Connect with Anthony on Twitter. Email Anthony at [email protected]

Paul Smith

Technology editor

Paul Smith edits the technology coverage and has been a leading writer on the sector for 20 years. He covers big tech, business use of tech, the fast-growing Australian tech industry and start-ups, telecommunications and national innovation policy. Connect with Paul on Twitter. Email Paul at [email protected]

Mark Mulligan

World editor

Mark Mulligan is the world editor and a former markets and economics writer. He was a Financial Times correspondent. Connect with Mark on Twitter. Email Mark at [email protected]

Hans van Leeuwen

Europe correspondent

Hans van Leeuwen covers British and European politics, economics and business from London. He has worked as a reporter, editor and policy adviser in Sydney, Canberra, Hanoi and London. Connect with Hans on Twitter. Email Hans at [email protected]

Matthew Cranston

United States correspondent

Matthew Cranston is the United States correspondent, based in Washington. He was previously the Economics correspondent and Property editor. Connect with Matthew on Twitter. Email Matthew at [email protected]

Jacob Greber

Senior correspondent

Jacob Greber writes about politics, economics and business from Canberra. He has been a Washington correspondent and economics correspondent. Connect with Jacob on Twitter. Email Jacob at [email protected]

Michael Smith

North Asia correspondent

Michael Smith is the North Asia correspondent for The Australian Financial Review. He is based in Tokyo. Connect with Michael on Twitter. Email Michael at [email protected]

Emma Connors

South-East Asia correspondent

Emma Connors is the South-east Asia correspondent. She was editor of the Perspective and Review sections. Connect with Emma on Twitter. Email Emma at [email protected]