Amy Kazmin, is the South Asia Bureau Chief for the Financial Times. An award-winning journalist, she has written about Asia for the Financial Times for over 20 years. She spent eight years as the newspaper's Bangkok-based regional correspondent, before being posted to India in 2008. In 2016, she took over as the Financial Times' South Asia bureau chief. A Californian, she was educated at U C Berkeley and the London School of Economics.