Mr Philip Stephens


Director of the Editorial Board and Chief Political Commentator, Financial Times

Chief Political Commentator, Associate Editor and member of the Editorial Board, Financial Times; Richard von Weizsacker Fellow, Robert Bosch Foundation, Berlin; steering group member, Anglo-French Colloque; advisory board member, Institute for Public Policy Research; author, 'Politics and the Pound' and a biography of Tony Blair; recipient: David Watt prize for Outstanding Political Journalism; Political Journalist of the Year (UK Political Studies Association) and Political Journalist of the Year (British Press Awards).

An Honorary Governor (2021-), and former Vice-Chair of the Council of Management, The Ditchley Foundation.