Investigative journalist at Le Monde (France)
Stéphane Horel works as an investigative journalist for Le Monde. She is specialized in corporate lobbying, conflict of interest and the manipulation of science. Both as an author (latest book: Lobbytomie, 2018) and, in a former life, as a documentary film maker. She monitors industrial strategies -- pharmaceutical, chemical, pesticide, food, alcohol, with a special monomaniac fondness for the tactics aimed at derailing regulation of endocrine disrupting chemicals in the EU. With Stéphane Foucart, she co-authored the "Monsanto Papers" series obtaining the European Press Prize Investigative Reporting Award in 2018. She was also active in reporting for the "Implant Files" investigation coordinated by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).