Robert Shrimsley

Robert Shrimsley is Editorial Director of the Financial Times. Before this, he has served as the FT’s chief political correspondent, news editor, managing editor of He writes weekly for the Notebook column, a satirical look at the week’s news and for the FT weekend Magazine.


About The Financial Times

Founded in 1888, The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned, English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news. The Financial Times has an average daily readership of 2.2 million people worldwide and offers business news, economic analysis and comments. The Financial Times is also known for its FTSE 100 Index. FT Chinese is the Chinese website of the FT.