Quentin Webb, who has worked for Reuters for the past 15 years, is leaving the news wire for The Wall Street Journal.
Webb will become The Journal’s Asia markets editor.
Webb joined Reuters Breakingviews as a columnist in London in 2011, and was promoted to associate editor two years later. He moved to Hong Kong in 2015, and was promoted to Asia financial editor the following year.
Before that, Webb worked as the European mergers and acquisitions correspondent from 2008 to 2011. HE was also a credit correspondent, writing about bond issues and credit ratings, and as a Brussels correspondent writing about European antitrust policy and Belgian banks and retailers.
He holds a degree from University College London.