Heather is a financial journalist, editor and conference moderator and an experienced broadcaster.
As a journalist, she has asked David Attenborough if he believed in God, discussed human suffering with Professor Hans Rosling and horses with Clare Balding. A former Financial Times writer, she has interviewed – among others – the former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, the former Scottish Mortgage Trust manager James Anderson and tech founder and U.K. government adviser Martha Lane Fox.
A moderator for conferences, webinars and discussions, she has chaired sessions for clients including The Telegraph, the Swedish tech accelerators Sting and Go West and Digital Hub Denmark, the Danish government’s tech investment fund.
She is a Forbes Senior Correspondent, specialising in green tech and Scandinavia.
Having worked in the City of London for five years, first as a graduate trainee stockbroker with Rowe & Pitman and then as a fund manager with Allied Hambro, Heather became a journalist with Financial Weekly before moving to the Financial Times where she was Junior Markets Correspondent. She was also appeared on BBC Radio Four’s Moneybox and Financial World Tonight.
Over many years she has contributed to newspapers and magazines including Weekend FT, The Telegraph, Sunday Times Travel, Travel Weekly, The Guardian, Management Today, Modern Investor, The New Statesman, Reader’s Digest, Healthy, Travel Weekly, and Money Management as well as airline magazines Voyager and Scanorama.
In 2014 she was a Visiting Scholar at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, researching Sweden’s role in the Second World War. She has also written the Rough Guide Chronicle of Irish History.
From 2004 – 2016 Heather edited Trust, an award-winning quarterly investment magazine to which she still contributes, published for investors with Baillie Gifford & Co, Scotland’s largest independent fund managers. She has also edited digital and printed magazines for Janus Henderson, The Co-operative Travel Group, Jupiter Asset Management, Gartmore, Hamptons, IBM, WH Smith, Orange, Lloyds and Barclays, Haggie Financial, Constantine Fine Art and Canopius.