Gwynn Guilford is a reporter for Quartz who writes about the global economy, China, and her obsession with the sea. Before joining Quartz, she spent six years in China researching the economy for hedge funds. She also blogged under Andrew Sullivan at The Dish during the 2012 US election. Gwynn has worked in Myanmar, including reporting on the 2007 military crackdown. Her writing has appeared in Slate, the Christian Science Monitor and the Far Eastern Economic Review. Gwynn speaks and reads Mandarin, as well as basic Burmese.