Michael Peel

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Michael Peel is a British journalist. He has written for various publications including Granta, New Republic, New Statesman and London Review of Books. He is currently middle east correspondent of the Financial Times.

Biography[edit]

Educated at Trinity College, Oxford, where he studied chemistry, Peel joined the Financial Times in 1996. From 2002-2005, Peel was the West Africa correspondent for the Financial Times, based in Lagos, Nigeria. From March 2005 until 2006, Peel was an Associate Fellow of Chatham House, and a freelance journalist. He was appointed legal correspondent of the Financial Times in 2006,[1] and has been middle east correspondent for the newspaper since January 2011.

Michael Peel's first book, A Swamp Full of Dollars (2009) was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2009.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Peel, Michael (2006). Nigeria-Related Financial Crime and its Links with Britain. Chatham House Report. [1]
  • Peel, Michael (2009). A Swamp Full of Dollars: pipelines and paramilitaries at Nigeria's oil frontier. London: I.B. Tauris.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.journalism.co.uk/8/articles/3079.php

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