Ryan Heath is a senior editor at POLITICO.
Heath joined POLITICO’s Washington office in August 2019 to provide analysis and reporting on global issues and events, such as national elections and international summits, including the pop-up U.N. Playbook and Davos Playbook.
Heath first joined POLITICO is 2015 as author of the Brussels Playbook, and creator of the EU Confidential podcast. He directed POLITICO’s 2019 European Union election strategy, including taking the Playbook newsletter into 14 new European countries and moderating the first presidential debate of the 2019 EU election.
Heath appears on CNN, NBC and Fox News and is the author of two books on politics. He first wrote for the Sydney Morning Herald in 1999 and later worked as a presidential speechwriter and spokesperson at the European Commission, and for the U.K. Cabinet Office.