Deputy Editor-in-chief, Le Temps
Sylvain Besson, 47, is an investigative journalist and deputy editor-in-chief of the Swiss daily newspaper le Temps. Specialised in offshore finance, he has covered the main legal and financial scandals that have shaken Switzerland over the last 20 years.
He has also been a correspondant in Bern and Paris.
His work on oil trade by Swiss traders has been rewarded in 2017 by the Swiss Press Award, online category. He has published two books (le Seuil): Tax havens’ secret money (2002) and the Occident Conquest (2005), on radical islam.