Gillian R. Tett

Managing Editor, US, The Financial Times

Former roles at the Financial Times including: 2010-12, US Managing Editor; Assistant Editor; Capital Markets Editor; Deputy Editor, Lex column; Tokyo Bureau Chief; Reporter, Russia and Brussels. Currently, US Managing Editor, leading the FT's editorial operations in the region across all platforms. Writes weekly columns for the Financial Times, covering a range of economic, financial, political and social issues throughout the globe. Latest book, “The Silo Effect”, looks at the global economy and financial system through the lens of cultural anthropology. Recipient of honours and awards: honorary degrees, University of Exeter (July 2016) and University of Miami (May 2016); honorary doctorate, Lancaster University, UK (2015); named Columnist of the Year, British Press Awards and the first recipient of the Royal Anthropological Institute Marsh Award (2014); SABEW Award for best feature article (2012); President’s Medal, British Academy (2011); Journalist of the Year (2009) and Business Journalist of the Year (2008), British Press Awards; Senior Financial Journalist of the Year, Wincott Awards (2007); book “Fool’s Gold” won Financial Book of the Year, inaugural Spear’s Book Awards (2009).