Sven Bergman, Sweden, is an investigative reporter and producer for the program “Uppdrag Granskning” on SVT, Swedish Public Broadcasting.
Starting in 1991, Bergman traveled in occupied East Timor and Burma, reporting for The Washington Post and Swedish Public Radio. Bergman has participated in a number of cross-border investigations on corrupt arms deals, illegal commercial fisheries and charges of torture in United Nations peace-keeping missions.
Alongside Icelandic partner Jóhannes Kr. Kristjánsson, Bergman carried out the perhaps most notable interview in the ICIJ investigation Panama Papers 2016, with the Icelandic Prime minister resulting in his resignation.
With Joachim Dyfvermark and Fredrik Laurin, Bergman has won the Stora Journalistpriset – Sweden’s highest journalism honor three times.
Bergman has been named Swedish Environmental Journalist of the Year, won honors from the Overseas Press Club of America, Prix Europa, ICIJ Daniel Pearl Award and been nominated for an Emmy Award.