Lionel Barber is the editor of the Financial Times. Since his appointment in 2005, Mr Barber has helped solidify the FT’s position as one of the first publishers to successfully transform itself into a multichannel news organisation.
Claer Barrett is the personal finance editor. She edits the weekend Money section, writes the weekly Serious Money column and presents the FT Money Show podcast. Claer frequently appears as a commentator on radio and TV, and is an expert on the BBC1 programme Right on the Money.
Helen Barrett is editor of FT House & Home. She was previously the FT’s Work & Careers editor, where she oversaw the business education rankings, launched high-profile editorial products and wrote and spoke widely on on leadership, management, entrepreneurship, business education and working life.
Emma Bowkett is Director of Photography at the FT Weekend Magazine. Joining in 2009, she was integral to the small creative team who reworked the visual language of the magazine for the 2010 re-launch. Emma has curated exhibitions for the Triennale der Photographie Hamburg, Peckham 24 in London and in 2018 co-curated PhotoEast festival. She is a visiting university lecturer, and regularly participates at international portfolio reviews, festivals, art fairs and awards.
Nathan Brooker is the Property Editor for House & Home, and writes about UK and international property markets for the FT Weekend.
Camilla Cavendish is an award-winning writer and broadcaster and former Head of the Downing Street Policy Unit under Prime Minister David Cameron. She is currently a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center, Harvard University Kennedy center.
Pilita Clark is an Associate Editor and business columnist at the Financial Times. She writes a weekly column on modern corporate life, as well as features and other articles. She has worked for the FT since 2003, covering aviation and the environment, and was previously a Washington correspondent for Australian newspapers and a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.
As FT science editor, Clive Cookson covers the whole span of science worldwide, from medicine and biology to physics and space exploration, including research funding and policy issues. He worked previously as science correspondent for BBC Radio.
Josephine Cumbo is the FT’s Pensions Correspondent and a columnist for Pensions Expert.
Jan Dalley is the FT’s arts editor. She is responsible for the FT’s coverage of all the art forms, from opera to hiphop, sculpture to pop, film, theatre and more in the weekday pages as well as in Life & Arts in FT Weekend. She also writes features, interviews and occasional columns.
Judith Evans covers commercial and residential property for the Financial Times in London. She has previously covered investments at the FT and worked in Hong Kong, London and the Maldives for the newswires Agence France-Presse and Reuters.
Leslie Hook is the environment and clean energy correspondent at the Financial Times. She reports from London on carbon, the environment and the renewable energy transition worldwide. Her previous roles at the FT include San Francisco correspondent, Lex writer and Beijing correspondent. Prior to that she was at the Wall Street Journal.
Janan Ganesh is political columnist for the Financial Times, and gives his incisive take on UK politics in a weekly column. Previously, Janan was a political correspondent for The Economist for five years, and a research fellow at Policy Exchange, the influential London think tank for two.
Janine Gibson is editor, Special Projects at the Financial Times. Previously she was Editor-in-Chief of BuzzFeed UK, running the news team in London and overseeing all editorial content from September 2015 to January 2019.
Alexander Gilmour is Food & Drink editor. He writes the London Life column and used to act on stage and screen (very occasionally). He lives in east London.
Miranda Green was in the FT newsroom for a number of years, as both a UK and world news editor, and has been the paper’s education and political correspondent. She helped found The Day to assist schools teaching current affairs to teenagers, and worked for the Liberal Democrat party in the House of Commons from 1995 to 2000.
Edwin Heathcote is the FT's Architecture and Design Critic. He is an architect and designer and the author of around a dozen books including, most recently, The Meaning of Home. He writes a monthly column for GQ Magazine and is a regular contributor for magazines including Icon, Apollo and l'Architecture d'Aujord Hui. He is currently establishing an online archive of design writing.
Andrew Hill is an associate editor and the management editor of the FT. He is a former City editor, financial editor and comment and analysis editor. ‘Leadership in the Headlines’, a collection of his columns was published in 2016. He joined the FT in 1988 and has also worked as New York bureau chief, foreign news editor and correspondent in Brussels and Milan.
The FT’s Arts Writer and Pop Critic Ludovic Hunter-Tilney has been writing for the FT since 1998.
In 2014 he won the London Press Club’s Arts Reviewer of the year award. He lives in London.
Roula Khalaf is the Deputy Editor of the Financial Times. In this role she provides strategic direction for the FT’s editorial coverage and its large global network of foreign correspondents.
Simon Kuper is a columnist for the Financial Times. He was educated at Oxford University and Harvard and has been working for the Financial Times since 1994, and now writes a general column for the newspaper.
Robin Lane Fox
Robin Lane Fox writes a gardening column for the FT Weekend supplement.
Nicholas Lander writes the Restaurant Insider column for FT Weekend, and is the author of The Art of the Restaurateur, which profiles of 20 of the world's most successful restaurateurs
His second book On The Menu was published by Unbound.
Alice Lascelles is an award-winning author, journalist, presenter and drinks expert. She writes about spirits for FT Weekend and is a contributing editor on FT How to Spend It magazine, where she has a column called The Goblet covering wine, spirits and bar culture.
Henry Mance is the chief features writer at the Financial Times
Brooke Masters has been the FT’s Comment and Analysis Editor since 2018. She has previously served as Companies Editor, Chief Regulation Correspondent, City correspondent and as a contributor to the Lex column. She spent the first part of her career in the US covering a variety of beats including criminal justice, local politics and education for the Washington Post.
Griselda Murray-Brown is a commissioning editor for arts at the Financial Times.
Jane Owen writes the Old Money column in FT Money. Prior to this, she was deputy editor of FT Weekend, editor of FT House & Home and a Yale Poynter fellow 2015. She was awarded a gold medal for her Chelsea Flower Show rainforest garden, created to raise awareness about sub-Saharan indigenous people.
James Pickford is deputy editor of FT Money and writes about property and mortgages. He also writes news and features on British arts and culture.
Gideon Rachman became chief foreign affairs columnist for the Financial Times in July 2006. He joined the FT after a 15-year career at The Economist, which included spells as a foreign correspondent in Brussels, Washington and Bangkok. He also edited The Economist’s business and Asia sections. His particular interests include American foreign policy, the European Union and globalisation.
Tom Robbins has been Travel Editor of the Financial Times since 2010. Prior to joining the FT he was travel editor of The Observer and motoring editor of The Sunday Times. He started his Fleet Street career in 1998, working as a news reporter on the Sunday Times, focusing particularly on home affairs. He has travelled extensively on assignment and is a specialist on winter sports and adventure travel. Books include White Weekends (2008).
Rebbeca Rose is FT Weekend’s Deputy Books Editor
Nilanjana S Roy is the author of two fantasy novels (the award-winning The Wildings and The Hundred Names of Darkness), a collection of essays on reading (The Girl Who Ate Books), and has edited two anthologies, on food writing and on Indian nationalist writing. She writes about books and the reading life for the FT's Life & Arts section.
Alec Russell is Editor of FT Weekend. He was previously the FT’s News Editor and also Comment and Analysis Editor. A long time former foreign correspondent, he has reported from eastern Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and the US, and written three books.
Robert Shrimsley is the managing editor of FT.com and an assistant editor of the Financial Times. He oversees the FT’s digital content output and development including interactive, data, video and social media. He writes two weekly online and newspaper columns, one for the comment page Notebookslot and another for the FT Magazine.
Merryn Somerset Webb
Merryn Somerset Webb started her career at Japan’s public broadcaster NHK in Tokyo before moving to be an institutional broker for what was then SBC Warburg. Back in the UK she became launch editor of Moneyweek in 2000 and is now Editor in chief. She is also a non executive director of two investment trusts, Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon and Montanaro European Smaller Companies and of wealth management firm Netwealth.
Frederick Studemann is Literary Editor of the Financial Times. He writes a regular Notebook column, mostly focused on UK and Europe. He joined the FT in 1996 as Berlin correspondent, having also served as assistant news editor, UK correspondent, European news editor, Analysis editor and most recently as Comment & Analysis editor . He was a founding member of FT Deutschland where he ran the features and weekend section.
Gillian Tett is chairman editorial board and editor-at-large, US of the Financial Times. She writes weekly columns, covering a range of economic, financial, political and social issues.
John Thornhill is the Innovation Editor at the Financial Times writing a regular column on the impact of technology. He is also the founder of the FT125 forum, which holds monthly events for senior business executives, and host of Tech Tonic, the FT’s weekly podcast on technology. John was previously deputy editor and news editor of the FT in London. He has also been Europe editor, Paris bureau chief, Asia editor, Moscow correspondent and Lex columnist.
Lucia van der Post
Lucia van der Post turned the How To Spend It pages of the Financial Times into cult Saturday reading and then oversaw its migration to glossy stock in 1994 as Founding Editor. Currently Associate Editor, her many awards include the Luxury Briefing Award for Excellence, the Walpole Medal of Excellence and several Jasmines for perfume features in How To Spend It.
Sid Venkataramakrishnan joined the the Financial Times as a leader writer in March. He was previously a public policy consultant with the Centre for Strategy and Evaluation Services.
Lucy Watson is Editorial Assistant for FT Weekend.
Martin Wolf is Chief Economics Commentator and an Associate Editor at the Financial Times. He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 2000 “for services to financial journalism”. He was a member of the UK government’s Independent Commission on Banking between June 2010 and September 2011. His book The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned—and Have Still to Learn—from the Financial Crisis was published by Penguin in 2014.