Andrew Ward is the FT’s pharmaceuticals correspondent from January 2014. In this role, he will cover the business, politics, science and development aspects of the global pharmaceuticals industry. Prior to this, Ward had been UK news editor since November 2011.
Previously, Ward served the FT in a number of foreign reporting roles. He was the Nordic bureau chief for two years where he was responsible for coverage of eight countries – Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Denmark and the three Baltic states of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania.
Ward has also been the White House correspondent, during which he covered the Bush administration and the 2008 presidential election campaign. Before moving to Washington, he spent three years covering business and politics in the Southeast US as Atlanta Correspondent. Between 2001 and 2004, he served as Seoul Correspondent, reporting on North and South Korea.
Ward joined the FT in 1999 as a graduate trainee in London and was appointed Media Correspondent in 2000.
He received his B.A. in Politics and Modern History from the University of Manchester, UK.