FORA.tv Speaker - Andrew Browne
Andrew Browne is China editor of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, a
position he took up in December 2008.
Andrew started his career in journalism after graduating from Leeds University in 1980 with a
degree in Chinese Studies. He joined the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong as a
columnist and then moved to Reuters News Agency, where he spent 20 years running bureaus
around Asia before becoming news editor for the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore.
Andrew left Reuters in 2004 to join The Wall Street Journal as China economics correspondent.
He was a member of a team of Journal reporters in Beijing that won the Pulitzer Prize for
International Reporting in 2007. He also received awards from the Society of Newspaper
Publishers in Asia in 2005 for his coverage of the Asian tsunami and, in 2006, for his stories on
China's healthcare crisis.
Before his latest assignment at The Wall Street Journal, Andrew spent two years at Brunswick
Group as a Beijing-based partner. In that role, he advised some of China's largest state-owned
enterprises on their financial communications strategy, particularly in the area of outbound
mergers and acquisitions. His clients included China Investment Corp. and State Grid.
04.30.13 | 01:18:26 min
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