Dasha Afanasieva has been hired by Bloomberg News as a reporter covering consumer goods in London.
She has been a columnist in London for Reuters Breakingviews writing about the consumer goods sector, as well as Russia and Turkey.
She has been at Reuters since 2012 as deals reporter in London and Turkey correspondent, covering the 2016 coup and the war in Syria. Prior to that she produced business news on BBC radio and worked as an investment banking analyst.
She holds a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford.