Janan Ganesh Washington DC, USA
- Leading commentator on US and UK politics
- Political Columnist, Associate Editor - Financial Times
- Author of “George Osborne: The Austerity Chancellor”
Janan Ganesh is a biweekly columnist and associate editor for the FT. He writes on American politics for the newspaper and on culture for FT Weekend.
Previously, Janan was a political correspondent for The Economist for five years, and a research fellow at Policy Exchange, the influential London think tank for two years.
Regularly appearing on TV and radio, Janan Ganesh had a weekly slot on BBC 1′s Sunday Politics and was a frequent commentator on BBC 4′s Westminster Hour.
His book “George Osborne: The Austerity Chancellor” (2012), was the first published biography of George Osborne, the UK chancellor. Janan also co-authored “Compassionate Conservatism” with Jesse Norman MP (Policy Exchange, 2006). In 2013, Janan was a finalist in the British Journalism Awards “Politics Journalist of the Year”.