Heather Stewart is the business editor of the Observer, in London, and writes about economics for both the Observer and its sister paper, the Guardian.
She joined the Guardian as a junior reporter in 2001 after a year as a researcher in HM Treasury, and has since covered UK and international economics.
Since September 2011, Heather has been the journalists' representative on the Scott Trust, the independent body that owns the Guardian and the Observer. She also sits on the advisory board of the Bretton Woods Project, a think-tank monitoring the activities of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
Heather received a first-class honours degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, and a master’s degree (BPhil) in philosophy, both from Oxford University.