Zanny Minton Beddoes is editor in chief of The Economist, appointed in 2015. She was formerly business affairs editor, overseeing the paper’s business, finance, economics, science, and technology coverage. From 2007 to 2014, Beddoes was economics editor, leading the paper’s global economics coverage. She has written special reports on the world economy, Germany, Latin American finance, global finance, and Central Asia. Beddoes joined The Economist in 1994 after two years as an economist at the International Monetary Fund. Previously, she worked as an advisor to the minister of finance in Poland. She is a frequent television and radio commentator on both sides of the Atlantic.