Melissa Heikkilä is POLITICO Europe’s AI Correspondent, based in London. She writes a weekly newsletter, AI: Decoded, on how global thinking on AI is shaping the world. Before joining POLITICO, she worked at The Economist, where she wrote about European politics, culture and finance. Previously she worked in her native Finland as a news anchor for the Finnish broadcasting company Yle and as a journalist for one of the largest newspapers in the Nordic region, Helsingin Sanomat. Melissa studied at the University of Helsinki and University College London.