Caroline Daniel is a White House correspondent with the Financial Times, where she leads press coverage of President Bush. Previously, she was the lead writer on the U.S. airline industry, covering all major U.S. bankruptcies, the role of the unions in America, and the future of defined benefit pension plans for corporate America. She has also covered corporate stories on Boeing, Motorola, and U.S. Steel, as well as political and cultural stories on Chicago's Millennium Park, the Milwaukee Art Museum, and Governor George Ryan's decision to commute the sentences of more than 150 prisoners who were on death row in Illinois.
Before moving to the U.S. from England, Daniel covered the 1999 to 2003 European internet bubble and technology implosion. In 1998, Daniel won the Laurence Stern Fellowship to The Washington Post. She worked for the New Statesman magazine as a feature writer on issues ranging from welfare reform to the new genetics, such as Dolly the sheep. She also worked at The Economist magazine as an intern/writer reporting on business and science.
After leaving Cambridge University in 1993 with a history degree, Daniel worked as a researcher for Gordon Brown, who is now chancellor under Prime Minister Tony Blair. During that time she worked on a number of policy areas and was research editor for Values, Visions and Voices, an anthology of socialism by Gordon Brown MP. She also has published essays on the politics of equality and genetics.
Daniel is married to Jeremy Grant, who also works for the Financial Times.