Philip Stephens, Chief Political Commentator, Financial Times

In this session, Philip  Stephens, Chief Political Commentator at the Financial Times will give his perspective on Brexit process, and how it will likely unfold dependent on the deal that is struck. He will also provide some commentary around the current UK political landscape and provide an analysis of how this is likely to change in the future.

About the Speaker

Philip Stephens is associate editor of the Financial Times and director of the editorial board. As chief political commentator he writes on global and British affairs.

He joined the Financial Times in 1983 after working as a correspondent for Reuters in Brussels and has been the FT’s economics editor, political editor and editor of the UK edition. He was educated at Wimbledon College and at Oxford university.

He won the David Watt Prize for Outstanding Political Journalism; Political Journalist of the Year by the UK Political Studies Association; and Political Journalist of the Year in the British Press Awards.