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Paul Einzig (1897-1973) was an economist, foreign editor of the Financial News and later political correspondent for the Financial Times after 1945 when the latter absorbed the former. He often found himself in conflict with policy makers and central bankers due to his open criticism of official policy. After several years writing regularly for the newspaper (and a selection of other journals), he retired from the í in 1956, focusing on research and writing books until his death 17 years later.
John Kay (1948-) is an economist, and visiting Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. His career has included a diverse range of roles, including contributions to think tanks, teaching at business schools, and consultancy work. From 1995 until recently, he was a regular contributor to the Financial Times, writing a weekly column. He has received several prestigious honours for both his general work, journalism and writing. For more information, visit www.johnkay.com.
Lucy Kellaway (1959-) had many roles at the Financial Times, and is best known for her humourous take on management practices, office life, and corporate culture, which ran for 15 years. She had also written for the Lex column, and served as energy correspondent and Brussels correspondent. She left the Financial Times in 2017 to retrain as a teacher, after working for the newspaper for 31 years. She won Columnist of the Year at the 2006 British Press Awards, and regularly contributes to BBC radio broadcasting.
Roula Khalaf is Deputy Editor of the Financial Times, where she has worked since 1995 after leaving Forbes magazine. She started as North Africa correspondent, before becoming Middle East correspondent, and regularly contributes on world affairs, particularly Middle East politics and business. In the 2009 International Media Awards she won the Peace Through Media award for the high quality of her work, as well as winning and appearing on shortlists for several prestigious prizes.
Nigel Lawson (1932-) began his career in journalism at the Financial Times in 1956, and during his tenure wrote for the Lex column. He left to join the Sunday Telegraph in 1961, before beginning a career as a politician. After an unsuccessful attempt to attain a seat in the 1970 election, he was made Financial Secretary to the Treasury by Margaret Thatcher, before becoming Chancellor of the Exchequer (in 1983). He resigned from the post in 1989, and has since openly criticised the coalition government’s economic policy.
Lawrence Henry Summers (1954-) is a former Secretary of the Treasury for the U.S. federal government, and former Director of the National Economics Council (NEC) under the presidency of Barack Obama. He became an important economic advisor to Barack Obama in his near two-year tenure as Director of the NEC after the 2008 global recession, and since has worked extensively in the private sector and as a newspaper columnist.
Gillian Tett has worked in a variety of roles for the Financial Times, including foreign correspondent, bureau chief and deputy editor of the Lex column, and is currently U.S. Managing Editor. She is best known for predicting the 2008 economic crisis that triggered an almost worldwide recession. She began training as a journalist with the Financial Times after training as an anthropologist, and was awarded the Columnist of the Year award in the 2014 British Press Awards.
Martin Wolf (1946-) is an economist and journalist, and is an associate editor and the chief economics writer for the Financial Times. He joined in 1987, after working as a senior economist at the World Bank and as Director of Studies at the Trade Policy Research Centre. He is highly respected as a commentator on international business and financial policy, and has become an influential voice on many fiscal and economic topics, and has won several awards alongside receiving a CBE in 2000.
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