Jamie Smyth

About Jamie Smyth

Jamie has worked as the Australia and Pacific Islands’ correspondent for the Financial Times (FT) newspaper since January 2014. He writes on business, politics, culture and society and has a special interest in Australia’s ties with Asia. Jamie also worked previously as Ireland correspondent for the FT, which was acquired by the Japanese publisher Nikkei in 2015. A graduate of Trinity College in Dublin, where he studied history, before joining the FT he was the European correspondent for The Irish Times. He spent two years living in Japan between 1996- 1998, where he worked as an English teacher and journalist.