Speaker's Biography:

Gillian Tett
U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

Gillian Tett serves as U.S. managing editor of The Financial Times, leading the FT's editorial operations in the region across all platforms. She writes weekly columns for the Financial Times, covering a range of economic, financial, political and social issues throughout the globe. Most recently in 2016, Tett received honorary degrees from the University of Exeter in July and the University of Miami in May. In 2015, Tett was given an honorary doctorate from Lancaster University in the UK, one of the top ten British universities. In 2014, she was named Columnist of the Year in the British Press Awards and was the first recipient of the Royal Anthropological Institute Marsh Award. Her other honors include a SABEW Award for best feature article (2012), President's Medal by the British Academy (2011), and being recognized as Journalist of the Year (2009).

Twitter: @gilliantett

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