John Thornhill

Deputy Editor
Financial Times

John Thornhill has been the deputy editor at the Financial Times since September 2012. He was appointed the Financial Times’ news editor, based in London on the main news desk, in January 2009. Prior to this he spent four years in Paris as the editor of the European edition of the Financial Times, responsible for European coverage both in print and online.

Joining the FT in 1988 as a graduate trainee, Thornhill has been the Paris bureau chief, world news editor, Asia editor, Moscow bureau chief and a Lex columnist. He has filed reports from 36 countries and interviewed 13 heads of state or government, including Vladimir Putin, Nicholas Sarkozy, Junichiro Koizumi and Lee Kuan Yew.

He has a MSc in Soviet politics from the London School of Economics and an MA in Ancient and Modern History from Magdalen College, Oxford University.

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