James Crabtree leads coverage of corporate India for the Financial Times, having previously worked on the paper’s opinion page in London as Comment Editor. James worked previously for Prospect, Britain’s leading monthly magazine of politics and ideas, and has written elsewhere for a range of global publications, including the Economist and Wired.
Before to returning to journalism, James worked as a policy advisor in the UK Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, and also for various think tanks in London and Washington DC. He spent a number of years living in the United States, initially as a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He lives in Mumbai with his wife Mary and their baby son Alexander.
His first book, India’s Gilded Age will be published by Oneworld in the UK and Tim Duggan Books in the United States in 2018.