Madelaine Drohan is an award-winning author and journalist who has covered business and politics in Canada, Europe and Africa during her 40-year career. She has been the Canada correspondent for The Economist magazine since 2006. Her book, Making a Killing: How and why corporations use armed force to do business, won the Ottawa Book Award and was short-listed for the National Business Book of the Year Award in 2004. She has held research fellowships with the Public Policy Forum (2015-2016), the Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership (2004-2005) and the Reuters Foundation at Oxford University (1998-1999) and has written a series of reports on Canadian public policy. She is a former director of The North-South Institute, Partnership Africa Canada and Transparency International Canada. She was the first woman to win the Hyman Solomon Award for Excellence in Public Policy Journalism in 2001. She holds a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University in Toronto.