Gerard Baker

Gerard Baker

Gerard Baker started working at The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones as Deputy Editor in Chief, before taking on the role of Editor in Chief in January 2013. Before joining the Journal, Mr. Baker was the US Editor and an Assistant Editor of The Times of London. From 1994 to 2004, Mr. Baker worked for the Financial Times, first as Tokyo Correspondent and then, from 1998 to 2002, as Washington Bureau Chief, where he led a team of 10 correspondents and provided extensive reporting and analysis of the Federal Reserve. From 2002 to 2004, he was the FT’s Chief US Commentator and an Associate Editor. Before joining the FT, Mr. Baker worked for the BBC as a producer, then as US producer, and finally as Economics Correspondent for TV and radio. Mr. Baker started his working life in the financial sector, first as an analyst at the Bank of England, then as an economist at Lloyds Bank in the City of London.