Yuan Yang is the Financial Times’ Europe-China correspondent. She has recently returned to London after a six-year stint in Beijing, where she was the FT’s deputy bureau chief. Before becoming a journalist, Yuan co-founded of Rethinking Economics, a charity headquartered in Manchester, UK that campaigns to make economics teaching more relevant to the real world.
Yuan has a book forthcoming with Bloomsbury (UK) and Penguin Viking (US) on the generation of Chinese women born during the “capitalist revolution” of the 1980s. She was born in China in 1990, and moved with her parents to Yorkshire, UK at the age of four.