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date: 14 July 2024

Tett, Gillian Romaine free

Tett, Gillian Romaine free

Born 10 July 1967

Provost of King’s College, Cambridge, since 2023


Clare Coll., Cambridge (BA 1989; PhD Social Anthropol.)


Financial Times, 1993–: Bureau Chief, Tokyo, 1997–2003; Dep. Hd, Lex Column, 2003; US Man. Ed., 2010–12; Asst Ed., 2012–14; US Man. Ed., 2014–19; Chm., US Editl Bd and America Ed.-at-Large, 2019–23. Mem., Amer. Anthropological Assoc. Sen. Financial Journalist of Year, Wincott Awards, 2007; Business Journalist of Year, 2008, Journalist of Year, 2009, BPA; President’s Medal, British Acad., 2011; Columnist of Year, Press Awards, 2014; Marsh Award for Anthropol. in World, RAI, 2014


Saving the Sun: a Wall Street gamble to rescue Japan from its trillion dollar meltdown, 2003; Fool’s Gold: how unrestrained greed corrupted a dream, shattered global markets and unleashed a catastrophe, 2009; The Silo Effect: ordered chaos, the peril of expertise, and the power of breaking down barriers, 2015; Anthro-Vision: how anthropology can explain business and life, 2021


Provost’s Lodge, King’s College, Cambridge CB2 1ST


Overseas Press (New York)