Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Heidi Moore

Contributer, The Big Money


Heidi Moore is a financial journalist whose coverage focuses on Wall Street, particularly financial dealmakers at investment banks, private equity funds, hedge funds and in the government. Her work has appeared in New York Magazine, Institutional Investor, Washington Post Co.-owned Slate and TheBigMoney, and the Financial Times. Earlier, Moore was a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal and lead writer of the paper's award-winning Deal Journal real-time column and website - both online and in the daily newspaper - about mergers and acquisitions, capital-raising, investment banks, private equity and bankruptcies. There she reported and wrote several original articles daily on the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009 and its impact on Wall Street, investors and shareholders. She was one of the senior writers and editors in the Journal's first long-form three-part video series, "The End of Wall Street." Previously, she was U.S. bureau chief and senior U.S. correspondent for London-based Dow Jones-owned publication Financial News, where she wrote features and daily news about investment banking, asset management and hedge funds. Before that, she worked for six years at the Daily Deal, most of that time as a senior writer covering Wall Street and a founding writer of the popular weekly Movers & Shakers column in the magazine. While in college, she worked at Hearst Magazines, the New York Observer, and as a writing assistant to the late author Diana Trilling. Moore has a degree from Columbia University's Barnard College, where she was an editor of the independently-owned Columbia Daily Spectator.


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