Gideon Rachman read History at Gonville & Caius College, gaining a first class honours degree from Cambridge University in 1984. While at Gonville and Caius, he was a friend of MI6 whistleblower Richard Tomlinson, whom he provided with a reference for his Kennedy Scholarship application.
Rachman began his career with the BBC World Service in 1984. From 1988 to 1990, he was a reporter for The Sunday Correspondent, based in Washington DC. He spent 15 years at The Economist; first as its deputy American editor, then as its South-east Asia correspondent from a base in Bangkok. He then served as The Economist 's Asia editor before taking on the post of Britain editor from 1997 to 2000, following which he was posted in Brussels where he penned the Charlemagne European-affairs column. At The Financial Times, Rachman writes on international politics, with a focus on US foreign policy, the European Union and geopolitics in Asia.
Events Participated in
|The 65th Bilderberg Meeting|
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