Demetri Sevastopulo covers the Trump administration and runs the FT bureau in Washington. He previously served as Pentagon and intelligence correspondent, Washington business correspondent and US political correspondent. He covered the 2016 US election and has interviewed President Donald Trump.
He has also spent over a decade in Asia, including serving as South China correspondent and Asia News Editor, running the FT news operations in the region. In a previous life, he was a currency trader in Japan. An Irish national, he speaks fluent Japanese and Chinese.