Rod Oram has 30 years' experience as an international financial journalist and has a large and enthusiastic following. He has worked in Europe and North America for leading publications such as the Financial Times of London. He is currently Contributing Editor at Unlimited, a columnist for the Sunday Star-Times, a regular broadcaster on radio and television, a frequent public speaker on business and economic issues, and an occasional correspondent for the Financial Times. He was Editor of the Business Herald section of the New Zealand Herald, 1997-2000. In the 2004 Qantas Media Awards, Rod was a triple winner as Newspaper Columnist of the Year and Magazine Feature Writer of the Year.