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The Team

James Thomson Editor

James Thomson is the editor of BRW . Previously he was editor and publisher of SmartCompany and a senior editor at Business Spectator . He writes regularly on Australia's wealthiest entrepreneurs and has deep expertise in small business and the mid market.

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Michael Bailey Deputy Editor

Michael Bailey has been a business journalist for 12 years, and specialises in the area of financial services. He has extensive experience editing magazines covering funds management, commercial property and the travel industry. Michael was a founding shareholder of Conexus Financial, publisher of the Investment Magazine , Professional Planner and Top1000Funds.com titles.

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Andrew Heathcote Rich Lists Editor

Andrew Heathcote began his career as a reporter at Fairfax in 2001. He has since gained considerable experience in business journalism and has tackled several key rounds including the energy and financial services sectors. Andrew has also worked for market-leaders in the commercial sector in the financial and professional services industries.

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Georgina Dent Reporter

Georgina Dent worked as a commercial lawyer before joining BRW in February 2008. She returned to BRW as a reporter in July 2010 after two years living in the United Kingdom. Georgina has worked on several issues of BRW Rich 200 and BRW Young Rich and edits the professions pages for BRW. Georgina is also interested in reporting on management, retail, media and emerging businesses.

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Leo D'Angelo Fisher Reporter

Our most popular columnist Leo D’Angelo Fisher specialises in management and leadership issues, business trends and corporate strategy. A former senior business writer at The Bulletin , deputy editor of Far East Business in Hong Kong and of Business Queensland , he hosted of the The Business Hour on 3AW and wrote the book Rethink: The Story of Edward de Bono in Australia .

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James Cottam Photo Editor

James Cottam produces and researches photographic content for BRW . His career in print media commenced at Fairfax. As a photographic editor, he has worked at publications including Time , The Good Weekend and The Bulletin . He has curated photographic exhibitions and provided imagery for academic texts, books and film productions.

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Nassim Khadem Reporter

Nassim Khadem began working at a journalist with The Age newspaper in 2003 covering general news, courts, state politics and urban affairs, was the economics correspondent through three federal budgets and the 2007 federal election. She recently returned to journalism after working in communications roles with the Housing Industry Association, and the Victorian government.

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Michael Bleby Reporter

Michael Bleby began his career in journalism in Japan and has travelled the world writing with Reuters in Tokyo, Bloomberg in London and for South Africa’s leading business newspaper Business Day in Johannesburg. Now he blogs on emerging markets and writes on topics including architecture and engineering for BRW. Follow his tweets at www.twitter.com/MichaelBleby .

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Tom Brentnall Flagship Editor

Tom Brentnall is responsible for BRW 's special monthly issues. Since joining the reporting staff of BRW in 1981, Tom has held a variety of editing and production roles and was an early editor guiding the development of the BRW Rich 200 . He was a senior staff member of Time magazine's Australian edition and editor of the Qantas Club and Qantas inflight magazines.

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Jane Lindhe Reporter

Jane Lindhe is a retail and small business writer with a special interest in emerging companies and entrepreneurs. She started her career in financial services journalism before moving into general business writing in 2007. She has edited BRW's Fast Starters, Fast 100, Fast Franchises and BRW's Top 50 Entertainers. Her interests include women in business, retail, start-ups, entrepreneurialism and insurance. Jane has also written for The Age and The Australian Financial Review

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Chris Jenkins News Editor

Chris works from BRW's Sydney newsroom. He has previously written and edited in print and online for titles including The Australian Financial Review and The Australian .

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Caitlin Fitzsimmons Online editor

Caitlin covers social media, marketing and technology and is BRW 's social media editor. She has worked as a journalist in Sydney, London and San Francisco, writing for titles including The Guardian and The Australian Financial Review .

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Ben Hurley Reporter

Ben covers the property industry and has a keen interest in entrepreneurship and travel writing. He speaks Mandarin and previously covered housing and urban affairs for The Australian Financial Review .

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Matthew Smith Reporter

Matthew covers finance, leadership and technology. He previously edited IFA magazine and has held positions with the Financial Times Group in New York and written for The Australian Financial Review and Asset magazine.

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Fiona Smith Columnist

Fiona writes on workplace issues, including management, psychology, workplace design, human resources and recruitment. She is a former Work Space editor at The Australian Financial Review and has also covered property, technology, architecture and general news.

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Marianna Papadakis Reporter

Marianna writes for The Australian Financial Review and Business Review Weekly from the Sydney newsroom. She has an interest in legal affairs, technology and business.

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