Manon Dillen (*1992) studied economics and philosophy at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

In March 2020, she joined The Investigative Desk. As a junior editor she researches the tobacco industry.

Previous work appeared on

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Manon Dillen

Basic information

Manon Dillen
tobacco industry

Supported projects

Big Tobacco, Small Tax Bill

  • Economy
  • Finance
  • Industry

AMSTERDAM - While the Covid recovery is increasing pressure on public finances and raising the prospect of tax increases, this new research from The Investigative Desk with support from the University of Bath shows, for the first time on this scale, which tax avoidance methods the world’s four largest publicly traded tobacco companies are using to minimise their tax bill.