Paul Lewis is Special Projects Editor for the Guardian. He runs teams of journalists at the newspaper working on a range of investigations.
He recently led Reading the Riots, a major research project into the causes and consequences of the England riots, in collaboration with the London School of Economics. Paul lectures across Europe about the use of social media in journalism and teaches a masterclass in investigative reporting. You can watch his TED talk here.
He was named Reporter of the Year at the British Press Awards 2010 and won the 2009 Bevins Prize for outstanding investigative journalism. He previously worked at the Washington Post as the Stern Fellow. In 2012 Paul was nominated for both Reporter of the Year and the Orwell Prize for Journalism. He joined the Guardian as a trainee is 2005 after studying at Cambridge University and Harvard University. He lives in London. You can follow him on Twitter: @paullewis