Robyn Meredith is one of the world’s best-respected Asia analysts through her work as an award-winning foreign correspondent and best-selling author of the definitive book on India and China, The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China and What it Means for All of Us. Ms. Meredith is a veteran of Bloomberg TV, Forbes Magazine and The New York Times. She is based in Hong Kong.
The Elephant and the Dragon was named one of Asia's best books by the Wall Street Journal Asia, best business book of 2007 by 800CEORead.com and was a finalist for the New York Public Library's Bernstein Award for Journalism.
"An exciting and journalistic account of one of the great economic stories of our time - the transformation of China and India." --Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel prize-winning economist
A seasoned business journalist with more than a decade’s experience reporting on global business and economic trends from Asia, Meredith served for two years as Asia Correspondent for Bloomberg Television, where she interviewed heads of state and global CEOs.
Prior to joining Bloomberg Television in January 2011, Meredith served as Senior Editor, Asia for Forbes, also based in Hong Kong. Meredith joined Forbes in April 2000 as the magazine's Detroit Bureau Chief and moved to Hong Kong in 2001. For Forbes, Meredith wrote cover stories on General Motors, Microsoft, Sony, Kodak, Toyota, Philips, Ratan Tata, Li & Fung, and Infosys. One of her articles was included in the 2002 Edition of the book “The Best Business Stories of the Year.”
"Robyn Meredith is a sharp observer of the two fastest growing developing countries. Her fine writing gives us a thoughtful and entertaining account of the challenges and achievements of these Asian giants that, hopefully, will be key propellers of global prosperity throughout the 21st Century". --Ernesto Zedillo, Director, Yale Center for the Study of Globalization and former President of Mexico
Meredith spent five years covering Detroit for The New York Times before her time at Forbes. As a writer for USA Today and American Banker, her compelling reporting exposed a pattern of insider deals at savings and loans that led to an overhaul of U.S. banking regulations governing initial public offerings after four Congressional hearings.
Meredith received a B.A., cum laude, in English Literature from Boston University and spent the 1998-1999 academic year as a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan Business School.
Areas of Expertise: Economic Outlook, Economy/Finance, Financial Markets, Global Economy & Emerging Markets, International Affairs & Business, Asia, Global Economy & Trade, International Business, Media & Current Events: International Affairs, Japan.