Edie Lush is a speech and communications coach. After studying Political Science at UCLA and International Relations at Yale, Edie Lush joined Charlotte McDougall Associates as a communications coach, and went on to co-author How to Speak with Confidence with Charlotte. Edie is also a journalist who has worked for Bloomberg TV, the BBC, The Spectator, Prospect, The Week and Spectator Business magazines. While not acting as a short-order cook and taxi driver to three children, she runs marathons, plays the piano and ski-tours. Edie lives in London and fights hard to keep her American accent intact.