Martijn Roessingh, Netherlands, works as the assistant editor-in-chief for daily newspaper Trouw.
He was trained as a human geographer and wrote a PhD on ethnic conflicts in Europe. Roessingh turned to journalism in 1995, working for Radio Netherlands Worldwide and for Trouw. He specialized in foreign news, writing on Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, Eastern Asia and international diplomacy. As an investigative journalist he did research on human trafficking in the Netherlands and on China’s population policy.
Roessingh participated in numerous ICIJ projects, such as Offshore Leaks, Luxembourg Leaks, Swiss Leaks and the Panama Papers. Together with Dutch and Belgian collaegues, he won the Dutch-Flemish award for the investigative research done during LuxLeaks.