Tobias Buck was the Financial Times Madrid correspondent from 2012 to 2017, covering Spain’s economic crisis and the political aftershocks, including the Catalan campaign for secession. He is currently the FT’s Berlin correspondent, but continues to travel and report from Spain regularly.
He is the recipient of several prestigious journalism prizes, including a British Press Award, a Foreign Press Association Award, and a Harold Wincott Award. In 2015, Spain’s International Press Club named him foreign correspondent of the year. Born in Jugenheim, Germany, in 1975, Buck has both German and British nationality. He graduated in 2001 from Humboldt University in Berlin, where he read law.
He lives in Berlin with his partner Ana, a Spanish journalist, and their son.
His book on contemporary Spain, After the Fall will be published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in Spring 2019.