World Trade Editor, Financial Times
Shawn Donnan leads the FT’s coverage of trade and development globally. He previously served as World News Editor, co-ordinating the FT’s international economic and political news coverage. In that role he oversaw the paper’s award-winning coverage of major news events including the Eurozone crisis and the Arab spring. Before that he served as deputy world news editor, helping co-ordinate the FT’s coverage of the 2008 financial crisis and the subsequent economic meltdown. From 2006-2008 he was the FT’s deputy Asia news editor, overseeing the paper’s economic and political coverage of the region. He was the paper’s correspondent in Indonesia for four years before that, covering events including the 2002 Bali bombings and the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Mr. Donnan is a graduate of Boston University.