Gillian Tett

Gillian Tett

Gillian Tett is US managing editor and columnist at the Financial Times (FT). Previously, she served as assistant editor responsible for markets coverage at FT. Dr. Tett has also served as capital markets editor, deputy editor of the Lex column, Tokyo bureau chief, Tokyo correspondent, and as a reporter in London, Russia, and Brussels. She was named Columnist of the Year in the British Press Awards and Journalist of the Year and Business Journalist of the Year by the British Press Awards. Dr. Tett is the author of The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers; Fool’s Gold: How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets, and Unleashed a Catastrophe; and Saving the Sun: A Wall Street Gamble to Rescue Japan from Its Trillion-Dollar Meltdown. She holds a PhD in social anthropology from Cambridge University.