John O’SullivanButtonwood columnist at The Economist
John O’Sullivan writes the Buttonwood column. He was economics editor from 2015 to 2018, following three years as a correspondent in Johannesburg and Mumbai. He joined The Economist in 2007 as economics correspondent covering the euro-zone economy, competition policy and financial markets. He became Britain economics editor in 2011. He has written special reports on the euro (in 2009) and on the world economy (in 2011 and 2016). Before joining The Economist, he spent a decade working in the City of London and four years in the economics department at London Business School.