Alan Beattie

World Trade Editor, Financial Times, London

Alan Beattie is the world trade editor of the Financial Times in London, leading the paper’s coverage of trade policy and economic globalization. Previous positions with the paper include economics leader writer, commenting on a wide variety of international and domestic economic issues in the editorial column, and chief US economics correspondent in Washington, covering the US economy; the Federal Reserve; and international economics and development, including the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Mr. Beattie joined the Financial Times in 1998 after working as an economist at the Bank of England. He holds a master’s degree in economics from Cambridge University.

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