Barbara Stcherbatcheff is a best-selling author, financial journalist and regular economic commentator based in London. She served as the Head European Writer for CNBC, before becoming a commodities reporter based on the London Metals Exchange. She is a frequent contributor on television and radio channels, including BBC Business, Six O'Clock News and Ten O'Clock News, Sky News, the BBC News Channel, BBC1's The Big Questions with Nicky Campbell, ITV, BBC Radio, BBC Radio Five Live, LBC radio, the BBC World Service, Bloomberg and Al Jazeera English. She is in popular demand as a public speaker, specializing in banking culture and financial markets, and spoke at the 22nd annual EBS Symposium in September 2011.
From 2008 - 2009, Stcherbatcheff wrote the weekly City Girl column in The London Paper - the same slot as the hugely popular City Boy column that led to Geraint Anderson's best-selling book of the same name. Her book, "Confessions of a City Girl," (Virgin Books, August 2009) is a Sunday Times bestseller, and has also been translated into German and Polish. In her spare time, she is a committed marathon-runner, and secured a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for her time in the 2011 London marathon, "World's Fastest Female in an Animal Costume" at 3 hours, 42 minutes.
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