Roman Shleynov is from Russia. He is the regional editor for Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP).
Roman began working as a staff correspondent for Novaya Gazeta in 1999. He worked as investigations editor as well as a reporter and an editorial board member till October 1, 2010. From October worked for Vedomosti business daily (Russian project of The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times) as investigative observer. From 2008, Roman has worked with The Center for Public Integrity’s International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on the transnational projects: “Tobacco Underground: The Booming Global Trade in Smuggled Cigarettes” (2008), “Asbestos: Dangers in the Dust” (2010), “Secrecy For Sale: Inside The Global Offshore Money Maze” (2013), “Swiss Leaks: Murky Cash Sheltered By Bank Secrecy” (2015) and “The Panama Papers: Politicians, Criminals and the Rogue Industry that Hides Their Cash” (2016). Awards: 2009 The Freedom of Expression Foundation (Oslo, Norway) and ZEIT Foundation (Hamburg, Germany) Free Press of Russia prize, 2009 Transparency International Integrity Award. The Russian Union of Journalists awards in 2000 and 2003. The Moscow Prize for Journalism in 2002. Fellowships: 2010 Alfred Friendly Press Fellow, Paul Klebnikov Prize for Excellence in Journalism Fellow.