As Chief U.S. Commentator for the Financial Times, Edward Luce writes a weekly column on US politics, economy and foreign policy.
Previously, Luce served as the FT’s Washington bureau chief, leading coverage of American politics and managing the DC-based team of reporters. He has also worked as the FT’s South Asia bureau chief in New Delhi, capital markets editor in London, and as the Philippines correspondent.
Between December 1999 and January 2001, Luce was the speechwriter for Lawrence H. Summers, secretary of the treasury during the Clinton administration. In 2006, he authored In Spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India.
Luce graduated with degrees in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford University and completed a post-graduate degree in journalism from City University in London.