Martin Sandbu

European Economics Commentator, Financial Times

Martin Sandbu has been writing about economics for the FT since 2009, when he joined the paper as Economics Leader Writer. He is now the FT’s European Economics Commentator and writes the Free Lunch weekly newsletter.


Before joining the FT, he worked in academia and policy consulting. He has taught and carried out research at Harvard, Columbia and the Wharton School, and has advised governments and NGOs on natural resources and economic development. His latest book is 'The Economics of Belonging'.

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