Frances Robinson is a freelance journalist who previously spent four years covering EU technology and telecoms regulation for the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones in Brussels. This involved everything from testing waterproof phones at Mobile World Congress to breaking news on Europe’s cybersecurity strategy. She has interviewed Prime Ministers and CEOs. She now writes about tech and telecoms, expat living and food and wine. Her radio and TV appearances include Sky News, RTBF, CNBC, BBC News Channel and BBC World Service, and has moderated panels for clients including Google, Microsoft and the OECD. She also has a fortnightly column on disruptive online competition for the DisCo project. She now lives in London and is a regular contributor to the Evening Standard’s Londoner’s Diary.