JOHN JAY

AUTHOR OF FACING FEARFUL ODDS

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About John Jay


 

John Jay was born in 1957 in Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, and was educated at University College School, Hampstead, and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he read Modern History. After graduating, he became a journalist, working initially for the Western Mail in Cardiff and Thomson Regional Newspapers’ City desk. In 1986, he became City editor of The Sunday Times and between 1989 and 2000 he ran the business coverage of The Sunday Telegraph and then The Sunday Times. Since 2001, he has worked in the fund management industry and is currently development partner of Brompton Asset Management. In 1989, he published The New Tycoons with Judi Bevan, now his wife. They live in North London with their daughter, Josephine.

 


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