Energy Editor, The Financial Times
Andrew Ward is the Financial Times’s Energy Editor, leading global coverage of the oil and gas industry, power generation and related policy and geopolitical issues. He has previously served in a variety of reporting and editing roles in Europe, the US and Asia during 17 years with the FT. Between 2014 and 2016 he was Pharmaceuticals Correspondent, reporting on life sciences, medical technology and healthcare, and before that was UK News Editor, leading the news desk responsible for the FT’s coverage of UK politics, policy and economics. Between 2008 and 2011 he was Stockholm Bureau Chief responsible for coverage of eight countries across the Nordic and Baltic region. Prior to that, Ward was White House Correspondent, covering the George W. Bush administration and the 2008 presidential election campaign. Before moving to Washington, Ward covered business and politics in the US south-east as Atlanta Correspondent. Between 2001 and 2004, he served as Seoul Correspondent, reporting on North and South Korea. Ward joined the FT in 1999 as a graduate trainee in London and was appointed Media Correspondent in 2000. Ward received his B.A. in Politics and Modern History from the University of Manchester, UK.