Pilita Clark is an associate editor and columnist at the Financial Times where she writes a weekly column on modern corporate life, as well as features and other articles. She has worked for the FT since 2003 and spent six years as the paper’s environment correspondent. Her work on climate change, water scarcity and other environmental issues has been widely recognised. In both 2017 and 2018, she was named environment journalist of the year at the British Press Awards and in 2015 she was named specialist journalist of the year. She was previously a Washington correspondent for Australian newspapers and a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.