The Financial Times has tapped Antoni Slodkowski as Tokyo correspondent, based in Japan.
He joins from Reuters, where he has worked for 11 years, most recently as acting deputy bureau chief in Tokyo. In this role, he led the politics and general news team, while working with reporters on everything from market-moving spot to agenda-setting enterprise stories.
He also led the bureau’s Olympic coverage before the 2020 games were postponed, and ran coverage of the pandemic’s outbreak and its aftermath.
Slodkowski started reporting for Reuters in Tokyo in 2010 as a currency and equity markets correspondent and later switched to politics and general news.
Slodkowski graduated from SOAS, University of London.