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About Tom Bergin

Tom Bergin portraitTom Bergin is a multi-award winning investigative financial reporter with the Reuters news agency and author of the critically acclaimed “Spills & Spin: The inside Story of BP”. His investigations have exposed corporate tax avoidance, product and worker safety failures and weaknesses in industry regulation. His work has won many awards including The George Orwell Prize for journalism, Britain’s most prestigious prize for political reporting, and a Gerald Loeb Award, the United States’s most prestigious prize for business reporting.
Tom previously led Reuters’ coverage of the oil and gas industry in Europe, reported on the banking sector and international economics. He has reported from over 20 countries and his work has been featured in the New York TimesWall Street Journal and countless other newspapers and websites around the world.
Tom is a regular commentator on television and radio in Europe and the United States and appears every month on the BBC News channel’s nightly newspaper review.

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Book News

Sunday Times Book Review- The Sunday Times, 4th December 2011

City PR firm FTI (formerly Financial Dynamics) host drinks reception and discussion in honour of Spills & Spin - 3rd November 2011

Tom Bergin guest speaker at the Electric Airwaves Crisis PR Breakfast - The Hospital Club, Covent Garden, 1st November 2011

When is an oil company not an oil company? - OpenOil.net, 1st October 2011

Book Review of Spills & Spin -London Review of Books, October 2011

Financial World book review- FinancialWorld, September 2011

Book review on FairPensions.org.uk- FairPensions.org.uk, 31st August 2011

Book review, p.15 (p.17 online) - The Richmond Magazine, August issue, 28th July 2011

PR Lessons from BP: Review and article by Fishburn Hedges' Andrew Marshall - Fishburn Hedges blog, 17th July 2011

Review: Tom Bergin explores how the Macondo disaster was rooted in the nature of BP - Financial Times, 15th July 2011

BP Brought To Book: Diary story covering the launch party of Spills & Spin - City AM, 14th July 2011

Interview: Kildare author lifts the lid on BP oil spill - Kildare Nationalist, 14th July 2011

Tom Bergin interviewed on Talk Radio Europe at 11.15am - 12th July 2011

Oil and Troubled Waters (Feature and book review) - The Sunday Times, 10th July 2011

Tom appears on RTE Radio1's Today with Pat Kenny show - 8th July 2011

Video interview: Author Claims 'Culture of Risk' at BP - CNBC, 7th July 2011

BP oil spill: Tom Bergin's book challenges view that Hayward was hard done by - The Daily Telegraph, 7th July 2011

Tom Bergin appears on CNBC Europe's Squawkbox at 8.40am - 7th July 2011

Spills & Spin publication day - 7th July 2011

Any Other Business: Tony Hayward's making the headlines, but... The Spectator - 25th June 2011

Tom hosts Thomson Reuters/HSBC Private Bank event with Tony Hayward - 21st June 2011

Tom Bergin addresses the Lincoln Hay Literary Festival - 28th May 2011

Random House buys book on BP oil crisis - The Bookseller, 1st Feb 2011

Random House Books To Publish Spills And Spin: The Inside Story Of BP - Booktrade.info, 1st Feb 2011



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