John Gapper is weekend business columnist of the Financial Times, writing the All Consuming column.
He also contributes features and editorials on business and society. He joined the FT in 1987 and has been opinion and analysis editor, as well as covering banking, media and employment. He is author of All That Glitters, about the collapse of Barings bank, and two novels: A Fatal Debt and The Ghost Shift. His awards include the Harold Wincott prize for financial journalism and the US Gerald Loeb award for business commentary. He has worked in London, New York and Tokyo.