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.

From the Blog

Progress Interrupted by Populism

Scarcely any attendees at the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference thought that the populist tide had peaked and would start subsiding. Panelists Neil Howe, Michala Marcussen, CFA, and Willis Sparks discussed what it meant for global economies. Read More

Investment Wisdom from the Masters: Risks and Relative Values in Diversified Global Portfolios

“We are lucky enough to hear from two important luminaries if I dare not say lions, of the financial economic world over the last few decades,” introduced Gillian Tett as Robert Shiller and Jeremy Siegel squared off again. Read More