Former Beijing Correspondent, The Times


Jane Macartney is a former Beijing correspondent and bureau chief for The Times of London and for Reuters and is a leading expert on China.

Jane’s other postings have included roles as Reuters Bureau chief in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Japan, but most of her career has been in China. A fluent Mandarin speaker, she was a contributor to a book on the 1989 Tiananmen student movement and delivered the 2008 Morrison Lecture at the Australian National University. She is now a freelance writer, based in London.