Frederik Obermaier

Frederik Obermaier is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and bestselling book author. He is deputy head of investigations at the Munich-based Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany’s leading broadsheet. He co-initiated the Panama Papers as well as the Paradise Papers and the Suisse-Secrets revelations. In 2019, Obermaier was part of an investigative team which revealed the existence of a video showing the head of Austria’s far-right party FPÖ, Heinz-Christian Strache, promising government contracts to a woman claiming to be a Russian millionaire. The reporting led to the resignation of Austria’s vice chancellor. Obermaier is a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and co-founder of the Anti Corruption Data Collective.

Twitter: @f_obermaier