John Tilston has over 25 years’ experience writing for leading financial publications reporting on economies and stock markets from close quarters. He has worked as Melbourne Bureau Chief for the Australian Financial Review; Economics Editor for Business Day; and London-based Economics News Editor for Dow Jones Newswires. He has contributed to New York's Business Week; the London-based Investors' Chronicle; the Financial Mail in Johannesburg; The Sunday Times; and Finance Week.
He is the author of four books, most recently: NIMBY! Aligning regional economic development practice to the realities of the 21st Century. Others are Meanjin to Brisvegas: Brisbane’s journey from colonial backwater to new world city; How to explain why you’re vegetarian to you dinner guests (published in Japan, 2004); and a work of historical fiction, Churchill’s Mole Hunt (novel) (2006)