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The world’s greatest forum for civil society, goverments and the private sector working together to fight corruption.

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Frederik Obermaier

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Frederik Obermaier is an investigative journalist and book author living in Munich. He is working for Süddeutsche Zeitung - Germany's biggest quality newspaper. 

His work focuses largely on investigative research worldwide. Together with his colleague Bastian Obermayer he initiated and coordinated the "Panama Papers"-revelations and wrote an international bestseller about the project.

"The biggest leak in the history of data journalism" (Edward Snowden)

"This is an extremely important book - this decade's most important rather than this year's." (Times Literary Supplement)

"With precision and purpose, The Panama Papers is what „Follow the Money” means." (Bob Woodward)

Before Obermaier was part already of the international team of journalists, who revealed the "Offshore-Leaks", "Luxemburg-Leaks" and "Swiss-Leaks". 

He has received numerous honors for his work, among others the CNN-Award, the Otto-Brenner-Preis, the renowned Wächterpreis, the Journalistenpreis Informatik, the Helmut-Schmidt-Journalistenpreis and together with his colleagues the Scripps Howard Awards, the George Polk Award for Business Reporting, the Barlett&Steele-Award as well as the Investigative Reporters and Editors-Award (IRE-Award).

Frederik Obermaier is member of Netzwerk Recherche and of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists