Yuan Yang

Beijing correspondent The Financial Times

Yuan Yang is a Beijing correspondent at the Financial Times covering China's technology sector and technology policy. She is particularly interested in censorship, internet controls, and civil society movements. Yuan is also Vice-President of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China, which seeks to protect press freedoms.

Before moving to China in 2016, she wrote about development economics as a Marjorie Deane intern for the Economist in London. Yuan is the co-founder of Rethinking Economics, a charity headquartered in Manchester, UK that campaigns to make economics teaching more relevant to the 21st century. Yuan's family is from China and she grew up in the UK.

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