Gillian Tett

U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

Gillian Tett

U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

Biography

Gillian Tett, is one of the world’s preeminent authorities on capital markets and the role they play in the global financial crisis. She is widely credited with being the first to cover the credit crunch in the mainstream press and has won several awards including, the UK Speechwriters’ Guild Business Communicator of the Year 2012, Journalist of the Year 2009 and British Business Journalist of the Year 2008 at the British Press Awards, the Wincott Prize in 2007 Columnist of the Year at the 2014 Press Awards and the 2014 Marsh Award by the Royal Anthropological Society. Gillian is the author of The Silo Effect, Saving the Sun and the best seller, Fool’s Gold: The Inside Story of J.P. Morgan and How Wall St. Greed Corrupted Its Bold Dream and Created a Financial Catastrophe. Gillian is U.S. Managing Editor and columnist at the Financial Times and has a PhD in social anthropology from Cambridge University.