Tobias Buck was the FINANCIAL TIMES Madrid correspondent from 2012 to 2017, covering Spain’s economic crisis and the political aftershocks, including the Catalan campaign for secession. He is currently the FT’s Berlin correspondent, but continues to travel to Spain frequently. Buck joined the FINANCIAL TIMES as a graduate trainee in 2002 and was appointed EU correspondent in Brussels one year later. From 2007 to 2012, he served as the FT’s Jerusalem correspondent. He is the recipient of several journalism prizes, including a British Press Award, a Foreign Press Association Award, and a Harold Wincott Award. In 2015, Spain’s International Press Club named him foreign correspondent of the year. Born in Jugenheim, Germany, in 1975, Buck has both German and British nationality. He graduated in 2001 from Humboldt University in Berlin, where he read law. He now lives in Berlin with his partner and son.