Investigations Editor at BBC Arabic
Simon Cox is Investigations Editor at BBC Arabic specialising in long form investigative digital and TV documentaries. He has worked as an investigative journalist in radio, TV and print. Recent investigations he has overseen include abuse in khalwas in Sudan; the FinCen files and Roman Abramovich funding Israeli settlers; Egypt's misuse of Covid tests and a Russian double tap attack in Syria. Simon is a former correspondent who has reported from over 30 countries. He has written for The Sunday Times and Channel 4 in the UK. He has also worked as a journalism trainer in Egypt, Oman, Jordan, Bahrain and Algeria.