Owen covers European banks, primarily Swiss, French, Italian, Spanish and Benelux lenders. He was previously asset management correspondent and his reporting on Neil Woodford's downfall contributed to the FT winning business and finance team of the year at the 2019 Society of Editors' Press Awards. Owen was named joint business journalist of the year at the London Press Club awards 2020. His book on the Woodford scandal will be published by Penguin in spring 2021. His first book, Barbarians in the Boardroom, covered activist investors and was published in 2016.