Stephanie Flanders

Head of Economics and Government, Bloomberg News​

Stephanie Flanders is head of Economics and Government at Bloomberg News and head of Bloomberg Economics, overseeing the research and journalism of 250 economists and reporters worldwide. She was previously Chief Market Strategist for Europe at J P Morgan Asset Management in London (2013-17) and BBC Economics Editor (2002-2013).  She was Senior Advisor and speech writer to US Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers (1997-2001). She has also been a reporter at the New York Times, the Principal Editor of the 2002 Human Development Report, an editorial-writer and economics columnist at the Financial Times, and an economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and London Business School.

In 2016-17 she chaired the Inclusive Growth Commission for the Royal Society of Arts. She is also the Chair of the non-profit arts company Artichoke and a trustee of the Kennedy Memorial Trust. She is an Honorary Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford and a Fellow of the Society of Professional Economists.