Belinda Goldsmith


Thomson Reuters Foundation

Belinda Goldsmith is the Editor-in-Chief of the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the corporate charity of Thomson Reuters, where she runs a global team of 45 staff journalists and 150 freelancers covering under-reported stories on humanitarian issues, women’s rights, human trafficking and slavery, property rights and climate change. Belinda joined the Thomson Reuters Foundation in London in 2014 after 20 years as a Reuters correspondent reporting from over 25 countries on political, financial and general news and leading various news teams.  Recruited in Papua New Guinea where she was the first female correspondent for Australian Associated Press (AAP), she has worked for Reuters in Australia, Sweden, the United States and Britain in a variety of leading roles. Belinda has run courses for journalists in developing countries, is a regular speaker on careers in journalism and on humanitarian journalism, and is on the judging panel of the European Press Prize and the International Network of Street Newspapers’ annual awards.