Lionel Barber

The Financial Times' Former Editor & Washington Correspondent

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  • 2020 - Began presenting What Next for LBC
  • 2020 - Received the Gerald Loeb Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2016 - Made a Knight in the French Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur
  • 2005 - Appointed as Editor of the Financial Times
  • 1996 - Worked as a Visiting Fellow at the European University Insitute in Florence 
  • 1992 - Worked as a Visiting Scholar at the University of California Berkeley
  • 1985 - Joined the Financial Times
  • 1985 - Named as the Laurence Stern Fellow at the Washington Post
  • 1981 - Named Young Journalist of the Year in the British Press Awards 
  • Second longest-serving editor in the history of the Financial Times