Jeroen Trommelen, The Netherlands, is the former chief editor of Investico, an independent and nonprofit Dutch bureau for investigative journalism, based in Amsterdam. Previously, he was an investigative journalist at De Volkskrant.
Trommelen is a former board member and chairman of the Dutch-Flemish Association for Investigative Journalists, VVOJ.
He uncovered the dumping of chemical waste in Ivory Coast by commodity trader Trafigura, in cooperation with BBC Newsnight, The Guardian and Norwegian Broadcasting Corp., a project that won a Daniel Pearl Award in 2010. He won the De Tegel award in 2013 and has authored five books on Suriname and environmental issues.