Simon Bowers


Simon Bowers is a journalist who specializes in follow-the-money investigations and works in cross-border media collaborations.

He spent almost 20 years at The Guardian before spending four years as European coordinator for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).

Bowers now works for Finance Uncovered, where he is the investigations editor. Finance Uncovered supports and collaborates with media in the Global South, and in countries with a challenging media landscape.

He has worked on some of the largest international collaborative journalism projects of the last decade, including the Panama Papers, LuxLeaks, Pandora Papers, and the FinCEN Files.

His reporting has been published by Le Monde, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Trouw, El Confidencial, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, OCCRP, the British Medical Journal, BBC, Re:Baltica, among many other outlets.

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