Chris Blackhurst is an award-winning business writer and commentator. He is a former editor of The Independent and for ten years was City editor of The Evening Standard. Before that he worked for The Sunday Times on its business pages and Insight investigative team. He covered Westminster for several years for The Independent, and for twenty years conducted the main interviews in Management Today magazine with senior business and financial figures. His journalism has appeared in many of the world’s major publications. He is the author of Too Big to Jail and The World's Biggest Cash Machine.