Lionel Barber is the Editor of the Financial Times. Since his appointment in 2005, the FT has been pioneering the concept of the integrated newsroom, where reporters and editors work seamlessly across print and digital formats. During Mr. Barber’s tenure, the FT has won numerous global awards for its quality journalism, including three newspapers of the year awards, which recognized the FT’s role ‘as a 21st century news organization’. As editor, he has interviewed many of the world’s leaders in business and politics. During his career, Mr. Barber has received several distinguished awards for his contribution to journalism.