Vendeline von Bredow Senior Germany Correspondent, The Economist
Vendeline von Bredow is Senior Germany correspondent for The Economist, based in Berlin. Before that, she was European business and finance correspondent. Previously she was Midwest correspondent in Chicago. Before her move to the Midwest in October 2014, she was deputy Europe editor and Central and eastern Europe correspondent, based in London. She also looked after the Europe coverage online. Before June 2012 she was one of The Economist’s Business correspondents covering consumer goods, advertising and brands. Between 2004 and 2007, she was European business editor, based in Paris, and between 2000 and 2004 she was one of the Finance correspondents. Before Ms. von Bredow joined The Economist in April 2000, she worked for the Financial Times Deutschland and Merrill Lynch, both in London. Prior to her move to London, she was one of the Wall Street Journal Europe’s editorial page writers in Brussels. She has a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University in New York and a diploma from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris. She is fluent in French, Italian and German. Ms. von Bredow has been interviewed on BBC World TV and BBC World Service radio amongst others.