John Peet
United Kingdom
European Editor, The Economist (since 2003).

Previous positions: Brussels correspondent, Business Affairs Editor, Executive Editor and Washington correspondent - all with The Economist. Before joining The Economist in 1986, worked as a government official for the Treasury and the Foreign Office.

Research interests: European Union, the euro, Italy, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine and the Caucasus.

Selected publications: Surveys and special reports written for The Economist include the EU, European Monetary Union, Italy, Ireland, Spain and The Netherlands.