Judi Bevan is a freelance financial journalist, writer and broadcaster. She has written four books including the award winning The Rise and Fall of Marks & Spencer first published in 2002 and, Trolley Wars – the battle of the supermarkets a history and analysis of the growth of and fierce competition between Tesco, Sainsbury and the others since 1950. Her first novel, The Insiders, a financial thriller was published in 1993 to excellent reviews.
She is currently ghosting an autobiography of a well-known entrepreneur. Over the past decade she has contributed to the Telegraph, Evening Standard, the Independent on Sunday and the Spectator. From 1990 to 1998 she was best known for her “City Profile” of leading business figures each week in the Sunday Telegraph.
Bevan began her career on the Investors Chronicle, moving on to Financial Weekly, the Daily Mail and the Sunday Telegraph as a financial reporter. She moved to the Sunday Times as Deputy City Editor in 1986. In 1989 she published the New Tycoons, co –authored with John Jay.
She has appeared on BBC Breakfast, Bloomberg, Sky and various radio stations commenting on Marks & Spencer and supermarkets. She is married to John Jay and they have one daughter.