Rosie Blau is editor of 1843 magazine, The Economist‘s bi-monthly cultural magazine.

She had previously worked at the Financial Times, in roles as books editor, lead writer and assistant world news editor. She joined The Economist in May 2011 as a reporter on the Britain section, where she covered energy, transport and a range of other areas. Blau was seconded to 1843 magazine’s predecessor, Intelligent Life, as Associate Editor. She was also a China correspondent based out of the Beijing office.