Thursday 9 March 2017
US Managing Editor, the Financial Times
Gillian Tett serves as US managing editor, leading the Financial Times editorial operations in the region across all platforms. Her past roles at the FT have included assistant editor, capital markets editor, deputy editor of the Lex column, Tokyo bureau chief, and a reporter in Russia and Brussels.
In 2015, Tett was awarded an honorary doctorate from Lancaster University. In 2014, she was named Columnist of the Year in the British Press Awards and was the first recipient of the Royal Anthropological Institute Marsh Award. Her other honors include a SABEW Award for best feature article (2012), President’s Medal by the British Academy (2011), being recognized as Journalist of the Year (2009) and Business Journalist of the Year (2008) by the British Press Awards, and as Senior Financial Journalist of the Year (2007) by the Wincott Awards.