Speaker lunch - Jonathan Guthrie & Alison Smith, Lombard columnists, FT
Alison Smith is the FT's Chief Corporate Correspondent and has worked at the FT for more than 20 years. Her posts have included political correspondent, financial services correspondent, Lex writer, UK companies editor and, most recently, leader writer.
Jonathan Guthrie is the City editor of the FT. He writes and edits Lombard, the column that dissects the big deals and bigger personalities dominating London’s financial centre. A popular read with senior City executives, Lombard blends analysis with humour. A veteran observer of British business, Jonathan has been an FT columnist since 2003, an FT staff member since 1993 and started as a capital markets writer in 1987. He tweets his take on City news just after 7am most weekday mornings.
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