Gideon Rachman

Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist, Financial Times

Biography

Gideon Rachman is chief foreign affairs commentator for the Financial Times. His book “Zero-Sum World” was published by Atlantic in 2011 and has bee translated into eight languages. He writes a weekly column on foreign affairs for the FT. Before joining the paper in 2006, he worked for The Economist for 15 years in a range of jobs, including as a foreign correspondent in Brussels, Bangkok and Washington. Mr Rachman read history at Cambridge University and has been a visiting fellow at the Woodrow Wilson school at Princeton University. He is married with four children.

Related speakers

Professor Kimberley Scharf

Professor of Economics, Warwick University

Dame Kate Barker

Non-Executive Director, Man Group plc

Jo Elvin

Editor, Glamour magazine

Baroness (Martha) Lane Fox

Portfolio Chair & Entrepreneur

Patrick Drake

Co-founder & Head Chef, Hello Fresh

Professor Andy Phippen

Professor of IT Ethics