Tom is an investigative financial journalist for Reuters, specialising in tax dodging, illicit money flows, bribery and corporate malpractice. His work has prompted parliamentary inquiries and won numerous awards in Britain, the United States and Asia, including a Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism and the Orwell Prize for Journalism. In 2013, he was named Business Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards. His previous book, Spills & Spin: The Inside Story of BP, was named a Sunday Times Politics Book of the Year in 2011.
Before entering journalism 20 years ago, Tom worked in asset management and as an energy broker. He grew up in Ireland and lives in London.