Barber, Lionel - from United Kingdom

ID: 299572
Organization: WEF
Country of meeting: Davos in the year 2013

Was appointed editor of the Financial Times (FT) in November 2005. Earlier in his career, he worked at The Scotsman and The Sunday Times, but was employed in a number of senior posts at the FT from the mid-1980s.

Barber began his career in journalism in 1978 as a reporter for The Scotsman. In 1981, after being named Young Journalist of the Year in the British press awards, he moved to The Sunday Times, where he was a business correspondent. The co-writer of several books, his works includes a history of Reuters news agency (The Price of Truth, 1985) and the Westland affair (Not with Honour, 1986).

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