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Biography

Mr. McGregor has been Washington bureau chief for the Financial Times since the beginning of 2011, leading the newspaper's coverage of American politics and managing its D.C.-based team of reporters.

Previously, Mr. McGregor served as the Financial Times' deputy news editor in London, as well as its Shanghai correspondent. Prior to joining the Financial Times, he was the chief political correspondent and China correspondent for The Australian. He has also reported for the International Herald Tribune, the BBC and the Far Eastern Economic Review.

Mr. McGregor has won numerous awards throughout his nearly two decades of reporting from north Asia, including a 2010 Society of Publishers in Asia Editorial Excellence Award (Excellence in Reporting Breaking News category) for his coverage on the Xinjiang Riots and 2008 SOPA Awards for Editorial Intelligence (Excellence in Opinion Writing and Excellence in Feature Writing categories). He is author of The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers (2010), described by The Economist as "a masterful depiction of the Chinese political system."

McGregor graduated from Sydney University and began his career as a journalist in Sydney.


3 Programs

China's Rise, as Seen by the Financial Times

03.20.14 | 01:21:03 min | 0 comments

The 2013 Osborn Elliott Prize Ceremony

05.24.13 | 01:15:58 min | 0 comments

Author Richard McGregor on China's Communist Party

09.20.11 | 00:57:36 min | 0 comments