Robin Harding Keynote Speaker

  • Asia Editor, The Financial Times
  • Economist and on the ground commentator on Asia

Robin Harding's Biography

Robin Harding is the Asia Editor and an Assistant Editor at the Financial Times, a role he assumed mid 2021.

Prior to this role, he was the FT’s Tokyo Bureau Chief.    Previously, he was based in Washington covering the US Federal Reserve, the Treasury and the IMF.

An economist by training, Harding has been an outstanding reporter and commentator at the FT, where his abilities, judgment and intellect stand out. He has served with great distinction in a variety of posts, from London to Washington to Tokyo, where he has been bureau chief since 2015.

Robin has a Masters degree in economics from the University of Cambridge and Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, where he was a Monbusho scholar. Before becoming a journalist, he worked in banking, asset management and public policy research.
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