Newsweek International , London          1992- 2012

Bureau Chief (2010-12 ) Special Correspondent (2004 -2010), European
Editor, Newsweek Japan (2007- 2009), Reporter (1997 - 2004)

Freelance          1989 - date

Print: The New York Times, The Week, The Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Observer, The Sunday Telegraph, Design Observer,, Scientific American, ARTnews, Architect (US), Landscape Architecture Magazine

Copywriting: The City of London Corporation, The World Gold Council, Aviva, Foreign & Colonial Investments , Wolff Olins, Invest in Sweden

Broadcasting: Editor for Tv-am, Channel Four News, BBC Radio news

The European Business Channel, Switzerland           1989

Producer, international business news

The Daily Telegraph, Hungary           1988-1989

Correspondent, Budapest. Also freelance contributions to The Economist, The Age (Melbourne), Deutsche Welle (German radio)

Swiss Radio International, Switzerland           1985 -1987

Editor. Also freelance contributions to The Guardian, The Economist, Lloyds List

The Daily Telegraph, London           1982 - 1985

Sub-editor, home and foreign news

The Grimsby Evening Telegraph, Grimsby          1979 - 1982

Reporter and sub-editor


Co-author of 'Catherine the Great, Treasures of Imperial Russia'          1990
(Booth-Clibborn Editions)

'The Thames Panorama'          2000


Inns of Court School of Law, London    Barrister-at-Law     1979

Oxford University (Christ Church)    MA (Law)     1974-77

Winchester College, Winchester         1969 - 74


French, German and Italian