Sam manages MLex’s 25-strong team of reporters, researchers and editors in Europe, split between Brussels and London. He coordinates and edits stories covering antitrust, mergers, state aid, data privacy, financial services, trade, energy and Brexit. He joined MLex as an editor in 2017, and previously worked as a reporter covering energy for Bloomberg and the Iran nuclear talks for Reuters. A graduate of Edinburgh University, he began his career as a political risk analyst before... Read more
Matthew Newman is a chief correspondent for MLex and writes about data protection, privacy, telecoms, cyber security and artificial intelligence. Matthew began his journalism career in 1991 in community newspapers. He worked as a reporter in Riga, Latvia in 1993 and then moved to Chicago where he covered local news. In 1995, he became a personal finance reporter for Dow Jones Newswires, and was then transferred to Brussels in 1999. He specialized in EU regulatory... Read more
Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.