Investigative Reporter, Premieres Lignes
A reporter for France 2, the first French public network, from 1998 to 2011, Édouard joined Premières Lignes, a press agency, in 2011, to launch the business investigations programme "Cash Investigation". He has subsequently investigated tax issues (Luxleaks, Panama Papers, Paradise Papers), the diesel industry before Dieselgate, the sugar lobby and others. He is a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, and was a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan. According to PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Édouard played "a key role" in the Luxleaks revelations, which led him twice before Luxembourg courts. Both times he was acquitted. He is the president of the journalists collective "To Inform is Not a Crime", and was chosen for the 2016 Politico 28 list of people who are "shaping, shaking and stirring Europe". He was listed as "the dogged reporter". He was awarded the Grand Journalism Prize in 2017, and is the the president of the Freedom Voices Network (Forbidden Stories, #DaphneProject).