Edie is a Journalist and Communications Coach.
As a Coach for Charlotte McDougall Associates, she helps clients increase their impact and communications skills.
She is also Executive Editor of Hub Culture. She conducts interviews with senior politicians and CEOs for Hub and acting as MC and Chairperson and for events around the world. Many of her interviews from Davos can be seen on Hub Culture TV
As a journalist Edie has worked for Bloomberg TV, BBC, The Spectator, Prospect, The Week and Spectator Business magazines.
She’s run several literary-style Festivals for Intelligence Squared including a Mountain Festival which hosted the world’s most famous mountaineers relatively near sea level to explore what mountains mean to humanity, a Green Festival on Climate Change and the London:Paris Festival which celebrated everything that unites and divides Britain and France.
Edie was the economics and political correspondent for Bloomberg Television and regularly interviewed senior figures from finance and politics. She covered international political and economic events for Bloomberg such as IMF/World Bank meetings, European Union Summits and OPEC meetings. Before moving into journalism she was a political analyst for investment bank UBS. She’s been a political analyst for hedge fund Omega Advisors in New York, a speechwriter for the Secretary General of the Organisation of American States in Washington, D.C. and an international relations expert for Hungarian political party SzDSz in Budapest.
Edie studied Political Science at UCLA and International Relations at Yale. While not acting as a short order cook and taxi driver to three children she runs marathons, plays the piano and ski-tours. She lives in London, pays taxes and votes in the US and Britain and fights hard to keep the American accent intact.
She has dual British/American citizenship.