Tim Judah is a foreign correspondent, author and war reporter. A graduate of the London School of Economics (LSE) and of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Tim began his career at the BBC African Service before covering the Balkan Wars for The Economist, The Times, The New York Review, The Observer, The Sunday Times and The Guardian.
During his career, Tim has reported on the aftermath of communism in Eastern Europe, the Balkan Wars, El Salvador, Iraq, Afghanistan, North Korea, Armenia, Haiti, Darfur, Uganda and more recently Eastern Ukraine.
Tim is the author of the prizewinning The Serbs: History, Myth and the Destruction of Yugoslavia, Kosovo: War and Revenge, Bikila: Ethiopia's Barefoot Olympian, and In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine.
Ben Judah is a journalist and author. Educated at Oxford University, Ben began his career working for Reuters in Moscow after having covered the Russo-Georgian War and the Kyrgyz Revolution. Following his return to the UK, Ben joined the European Council on Foreign Relations as a policy fellow advising on Russian politics and the former Soviet Union.
Ben has written for Standpoint Magazine, The Independent, The Sunday Times, Politico Europe and The Evening Standard. Ben is a regular guest on CNN, BBC News and Channel 4 News. In 2016 he was shortlisted for Feature Writer Of The Year at the British Press Awards.
Ben is the author of Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell in and out of Love with Vladimir Putin and This is London: Life and Death in the World City.
Rosie Whitehouse is an award winning travel writer. Educated at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) and the London School of Economics (LSE), Rosie began her career as a BBC News Trainee in the 1980s before becoming a Senior Producer and Presenter at the BBC World Service. During her time at the BBC, Rosie was a founding member of Newshour, the BBC World Service’s flagship international news and current affairs radio programme.
Since leaving the BBC in the 1990s, Rosie has written for a wide array of publications including The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent and The Guardian. Rosie is one of the UK's leading experts on family travel and has written widely on family and parenting issues, in addition to writing numerous travel guides for publications such as Bradt Travel Guides, Lonely Planet and Dorling Kindersley. From 2007-2010 she was the head of the publishing house Reportage Press. Rosie also works in a freelance capacity editing websites and online publications.
Rachel Judah trained as an anthropologist and has worked as a freelance producer and multimedia journalist since she graduated from University College London (UCL). Rachel has spent time living in the United States studying at the Johns Hopkins University, in addition to working in Eastern Europe and producing freelance content for The Independent, CNBC International, The Economist Films, Politico Europe, VICE, BBC Online, Haaretz and MediaMax Armenia. Rachel trained at the Press Association in London.
Rachel speaks English, French and Italian.