Peter Marsh

Peter Marsh is the author of “The New Industrial Revolution: Consumers, Globalization and the End of Mass Production”. He worked as a journalist at the Financial Times from 1983-2013, where his most recent job was manufacturing editor. During his time at the FT, he also covered technology, economics and the chemicals industry.


Peter graduated from the University of Nottingham with a degree in chemistry. Prior to the FT he worked as a journalist at the New Scientist, Luton Evening Post, and Building Design. His other books have covered microchips (The Silicon Chip Book, Abacus ) , robotics (The Robot Age, Abacus) and the space industry (The Space Business, Penguin).