Gideon Rachman is chief foreign affairs columnist for the Financial Times. He writes regularly about the European Union, US foreign policy and geopolitical rivalries in Asia, amongst other subjects.

He won the Orwell Prize for political journalism in 2016 and was also named as commentator of the year in the European Press Prize awards in the same year. His book “Easternization - Asia's Rise and America's Decline” was published in 2017. A previous book “Zero-Sum World” was published by in 2011 and has been translated into eight languages. Before joining the FT in 2006, he worked for The Economist for 15 years in a range of jobs, including as a foreign correspondent in Brussels, Bangkok and Washington.