Correspondent, Reuters News
Ben Hirschler has been a correspondent at Reuters since 1987, covering a variety of subjects and countries. In the early 1990s, Ben was based in Amsterdam, writing about the environment and commodity markets. In the mid/late 1990s, Ben was in Johannesburg, covering the post-apartheid transition of the country under the governments of Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki. Since 2000, Ben has been been based in London and focuses on healthcare and the development of the global pharmaceuticals and biotech industries.