John Gapper is Chief Business Commentator and Associate Editor of the Financial Times. His awards include Business Commentator of the Year at the 2011 Editorial Intelligence Awards and Best Columnist in the 2011 Society of American Business Editors and Writers awards. He was named one of GQ's 100 most influential men in Britain in 2009. He studied at Oxford University and the Wharton School. He is co-author with Nick Denton of All That Glitters, the definitive account of the collapse of Barings bank, and a financial novel to be published by Random House US in 2012. He lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife, the novelist Rosie Dastgir, and their two daughters.