Portrait of Bastian Obermayer

Bastian Obermayer

Bastian Obermayer won a Pulitzer Prize for leading the worldwide investigation into the Panama Papers, which exposed a global web of off-shore tax havens linked to politicians, megabanks and drug kingpins. He is the co-author of an account of the story, which became a best-selling book called The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money. He is deputy head of the investigative unit of the Sueddeutsche Zeitung, the Munich-based newspaper.