Edward Hadas is a free lance journalist and financial analyst. For several years he was Economics Editor at Reuters Breakingviews, and columnist at, where in 2013 he was awarded Reporter of the Year for commentary and analysis.

Previously he was Assistant Editor of the Lex column of comment and analysis at the Financial Times, and Assistant Editor at Breakingviews. Edward received the Business Journalist of the Year Award for economics, 2009. He also taught political and social philosophy at the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham, UK.

Before becoming a journalist in 2004, he worked for 25 years as a financial analyst for various firms, including Morgan Stanley and Putnam Investments. He has degrees in philosophy, classics and mathematics from Oxford University and Columbia University and an MBA from SUNY Binghamton.

Edward Hadas was born in 1956 in New York, grew up in St. Louis, and has worked in Buffalo, Boston, Paris and, since 1992, in the UK.