Stefan Wagstyl Keynote Speaker
- Berlin Bureau Chief, Financial Times (2014-present)
- Emerging Markets Editor, Financial Times (2010-14)
- Former FT Bureau Chief in Tokyo and New Delhi
Stefan Wagstyl is the Berlin bureau chief of the Financial Times (FT), and is also the first editor of the beyondbrics blog on FT.com. From 2010-14 he was the Emerging Markets Editor for the FT, covering in particular the BRIC countries.
Stefan joined the Financial Times almost thirty years ago in 1983 as a financial reporter and has held a variety of other positions since then. After serving as metals and mining correspondent, he moved to Japan to be Tokyo correspondent and bureau chief from 1987 to 1992. He then went to New Delhi as bureau chief from 1992 to 1995, returning to London to be industrial editor from 1996 and East Europe editor from 1998 until his promotion to emerging markets editor in March 2010.
Stefan graduated from Clare College Cambridge University with a first-class degree in History. After working as an intern in credit analysis at Barclays Bank from 1975 to 1976, his first job in journalism was as a reporter with the Coventry Evening Telegraph from 1979 to 1982.