Brussels Bureau Chief, Financial Times, Brussels
In 2012, Peter and his team received the annual Society of American Business Writers and Editors award for their coverage of the Eurozone debt crisis.
After spending five years in Washington, as a Pentagon correspondent of the Los Angeles Times and as a senior national security correspondent of the Wall Street Journal, Mr Spiegel returned to the Financial Times in 2010.
While at the Los Angeles Times, he was co-winner of the newspaper’s top internal journalism award, the 2008 Editor’s Prize, for his coverage of the Bush administration’s surge in Iraq.
Mr Spiegel joined the FT’s Washington bureau in July 2000 as Washington business correspondent, covering the Justice Department, the Federal Communications Commission, and other federal regulatory agencies, with a special focus on corporate crime, leading the FT’s coverage of the Enron scandal. In March 2003, he received a British Press Award as business & finance reporter of the year for his coverage of the U.S. government’s investigation of the Arthur Andersen accounting scandal.
Prior to joining the FT, he spent five years at Forbes magazine covering congressional ethics and campaign financing for Roll Call, a Capitol Hill newspaper, and wrote on the federal courts in Philadelphia for the Associated Press.