The FT Group management team is responsible for company strategy and for the day-to-day management and performance of the FT, under the chairmanship and leadership of the FT Group CEO.
John Ridding, CEO
John Ridding is the Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Times Group. He has been with the FT for more than 25 years in both editorial and executive positions. Under his stewardship, the Financial Times has expanded its global operation and developed its digital channels, gaining a wide reputation for boldness and innovation, including pioneering the metered access model.
Roula Khalaf, Editor
Roula Khalaf became editor in January 2020, having previously served as the FT's deputy editor, foreign editor and Middle East editor. She is responsible for leading the FT's award-winning editorial coverage, overseeing more than 600 editors and journalists worldwide.
Daisuke Arakawa, Executive Officer and General Manager for Global Business, Nikkei Inc.
Daisuke Arakawa is Nikkei's executive officer and general manager for global business. He oversees the Nikkei-FT partnership team, working closely with the FT management board.
Caspar de Bono, Managing Director, B2B
Caspar is responsible for the FT’s relationship with corporate subscribers, news aggregators and syndication customers.
Sarah Hopkins, Global Human Resources Director
Sarah was appointed Global Human Resources Director in January 2007. She is responsible for leading all HR-related activities across the FT globally.
James Lamont, Director of Strategic Partnerships
James is responsible for identifying new partnership opportunities for the FT and leading existing initiatives. In his previous role as managing editor, James oversaw staffing and strategic planning of the FT's editorial department.
James Lund, Chief Financial Officer
James is the FT’s Chief Financial Officer, responsible for global financial performance management across the FT Group. Previously he served as UK finance director, joining the FT in 2012.
Angela Mackay, Global Publisher of FT Live and Managing Director of FT Asia Pacific
Angela Mackay is global publisher of FT Live, and managing director of FT Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, Mackay focuses on developing the group’s significant potential across the region, and leads business and strategy developments for events globally, including membership and communities, such as FT Forums and the Non-Executive Directors (NED).
Motohiro Matsumoto, Managing Director for Global Business, Nikkei Inc.
As Chief of the FT Partnership Office at Nikkei, Motohiro is responsible for joint projects between Nikkei and the FT, with the mission of creating additional value for audiences and customers. Prior to his current role, he was Nikkei’s managing editor, having spent more than 30 years as a business news correspondent.
Finola McDonnell, Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
Finola oversees the communications, brand and partnerships, commercial marketing and creative functions, which include corporate and employee communications, media relations, brand marketing, partnerships and design.
Cait O’Riordan, Chief Product and Information Officer
Cait O’Riordan is the FT’s Chief Product and Information Officer (CPIO). She is responsible for leading platform and product strategy, development and operations across the FT Group.
Jon Slade, Chief Commercial Officer
In his role as Chief Commercial Officer, Jon Slade oversees the FT’s subscriptions business, global advertising sales operations, print and digital consumer marketing, customer care and business development, as well as the FT Specialist division.