Gordon Pitts

Business writer in residence

Author of five business books, all of them nominated for the National Business Book Award — one of which, Stampede, The Rise of the West and Canada’s New Power Elite, won the award in 2009.


Carleton University
Bachelor of Journalism
2004 – 2005

Queen’s University
Bachelor of Arts, History, politics
1965 – 1969

Professional Activities

Senior writer
The Globe and Mail
January 2004 – June 2013 (9 years 6 months)
Profiles, features, analysis, interviews

Managing page editor
The Globe and Mail
May 1992 – January 2004 (11 years 9 months)
Producing a daily page on management issues in the Report on Business

Investment writer and editor
Financial Post
January 1981 – May 1992 (11 years 5 months)

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