Dr. Andrew Ward has been the FT’s Pharmaceuticals Correspondent since January 2014. In this role, he covers the business, politics, science and development aspects of the global pharmaceuticals industry. Prior to this, he was UK News Editor. Previously, Mr Ward served the FT in a number of foreign reporting roles. He was the Nordic Bureau Chief for two years where he was responsible for coverage of eight countries – Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Denmark and the three Baltic states of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. He has also been the White House Correspondent, during which he covered the Bush administration and the 2008 presidential election campaign. Before moving to Washington, Mr Ward spent three years covering business and politics in the Southeast US as Atlanta Correspondent. Between 2001 and 2004, he served as Seoul Correspondent, reporting on North and South Korea. He joined the FT in 1999 as a graduate trainee in London and was appointed Media Correspondent in 2000.Mr Ward received his BA in Politics and Modern History from the University of Manchester, UK.