International Biz Times hires British biz editor, additional columnists
Gaurav Sharma has been named UK business editor for the International Business Times, where he will also write a regular column.
Sharma had been contributing to Forbes, where he covered oil and gas. He has more than 15 years of experience in the financial and trade press.
Columnist, broadcaster and author Yasmin Alibhai-Brown will also start a regular weekly column in June on topics such as domestic and international politics, feminism and the arts.
Joining her as a columnist is Inna Shevchenko, activist and leader of the international women’s movement FEMEN.
Alastair Campbell, known for his work as director of communications and strategy for Tony Blair between 1994 and 2003, has also started a fortnightly column.
Other new columnists include Michael Toner, former chief leader writer at The Daily Mail, and Ben Rooney, current holder of the Europas European Technology Journalist of the Year.