US Financial Editor
Brooke Masters is US Financial Editor at the Financial Times. She leads news coverage of American nonbank finance and writes a biweekly column on global business for the opinion section. She joined the FT in New York in 2006 from the Washington Post and recently returned to the US after spending more than a decade in the FT’s London headquarters. There, she served as chief business commentator, opinion and analysis editor and companies editor. Over the course of her career, she has covered politics, criminal justice, education, financial services, regulation and white-collar crime. The author of a book about Eliot Spitzer, she earned degrees from Harvard University and the London School of Economics and is the mother of two grown children.