Deputy Editor, Financial Times
Roula Khalaf has been deputy editor of the Financial Times for the past three years. Before that, she was the FT’s foreign editor, with responsibility for running the news organisation’s vast network of foreign correspondents. She has also been the FT’s Middle East Editor and Middle East Correspondent. Khalaf won the Foreign Press Association’s Print and Feature story of the Year award in 2013 and was named Foreign Commentator of the Year at the Comment Awards in 2016. She has been short-listed for the British Press Awards and she has received special acclaim for her stories ‘The Muslim Sisterhood” and “Qatar: From Emirate to Empire”.