Natalie Nougayrède

Editorial board member and columnist, The Guardian
Fellow, Robert Bosch Academy
United Kingdom


Natalie Nougayrède is a member of The Guardian’s Editorial Board and the editor of its Europe Now series which offers a platform for citizens’ views from across the continent. She also writes a column on European and foreign affairs.

She was previously the editor of Le Monde, and before that, its diplomatic correspondent (2006 to 2013) and Moscow bureau chief (2001-2005). She was awarded the Albert Londres journalism prize in 2005 for her coverage of the Chechnya war. She serves on the board of the Primo Levi Centre in Paris, an NGO which helps refugees who have been victims of torture. She is a member of the Körber foundation’s History Reflection Group which explores differences in historical perceptions across Europe, and a member of the ECFR Council.

She is currently on a fellowship with the Berlin-based Robert Bosch Academy, researching “A new pan-European media”. As part of her research she co-launched the Summer of Solidarity, the first pop-up, collaborative, European wide journalism initiative focused on human stories.