European editor - Reuters Breakingviews
Pierre Briançon is Reuters Breakingviews’ European editor. He joined Breakingviews.com in 2006 after a three-year stint as Dow Jones Newswires Paris bureau chief. Previously, he had been : business editor of the French news daily Libération, Moscow, then Washington correspondent for the same newspaper, and deputy editor of L’Expansion.
He is also the author of Messier Story (2002), on the fall of Vivendi’s former chief executive, and Héritiers du désastre (1992) on the collapse of the Soviet Union. His latest book is San Quentin Jazz Band (2008).