Journalist. Experiences in data and investigative journalism and storytelling projects. Author of podcast Strašno hudi about extraordinary people and their (life)stories. Member of the network of journalists behind The Panama Papers and The Paradise Papers team.
Michael West / Australia
Michael spent two decades working as a journalist, stockbroker, editor and finance commentator before striking out on his own in July 2016. After eight years as a commentator with The Australian and another eight years with the Sydney Morning Herald as a journalist and editor, Michael founded this website to focus on journalism of high […]
Ibrahim Yusuf / Nigeria
Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf is a multiple award winning journalist. He is the current Head, Business & Economy, The Nation on Sunday, one of the subsisting titles in The Nation newspaper titles, Nigeria’s widest circulating newspaper. Yusuf who has about 20 years experience in journalism, has bias for investigative and development journalism and has covered extensively […]
David Ollivier de Leth / NLD
David works as a project officer for the MVO Platform, a coalition of civil society organisations and trade unions which advocates corporate accountability in the Netherlands. In addition, he also works in various projects for The Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations as a researcher.
Roberta Cowan / Canada
Roberta Cowan specialises in investigating companies by ‘following the money’, regardless of whether the companies are public, private, big, small or just a letterbox.Roberta is a seasoned journalist with more than a decade of experience reporting financial, business, equity, corporate and political news for Canadian Press, Dow Jones, The Wall Street Journal and Reuters. She […]
Esther de Haan / NLD
Esther de Haan specialises in corporate accountability issues in supply chains of various sectors, particularly labour rights in the garments, electronics and extractives sectors. She has published research on a diverse range of subjects, from operational level grievance mechanisms to migrant workers. She has extensive experience working in Asia and Africa. She is a member of […]
Pilar Puentes / Colombia
Journalist of Conflict Routes, focused on the construction of databases. She has worked in journalistic research related to social leaders in “La Paz en el Terreno”, land conflict in “Land in dispute” and investigated the environmental and union leadership. He is dedicated to investigative journalism related to public procurement and business.
Gerald Bermudez / Colombia
Gerald Bermúdez is a photojournalist who has been documenting the Colombian armed conflict for over six years. His book of portraits of FARC guerrilla members, 52, is forthcoming.
Ibiba Donpedro / Nigeria
Ibiba Don Pedro is a Nigerian journalist. She began her career in journalism in 1993 as a Reporter/Researcher with the African Guardian, a news-magazine in the Guardian Group. In 2003 she won the CNN African journalist of the year award. She also won the Reuters-IUCN media Award 2000 (English-speaking Africa) for excellence in environmental reporting […]
Olayinka Oyegbile / Nigeria
Olayinka Oyegbile is Deputy Editor at The Nation newspapers, Lagos, Nigeria. He has over twenty-year experience as a journalist and writer. He has worked in leading radio, television, magazines and newspapers in Nigeria. He is a widely travelled journalist, he has won many international Awards and Fellowships.He has published two books – Home Away From […]
Varsha Torgalkar / India
Varsha Torgalkar is an independent journalist based out of Pune, India. She covers social justice, gender and climate change for national and international news publications. She has written extensively on the agrarian crisis in Marathwada and Vidarbha regions and is interested in rural journalism. She holds a diploma in journalism and a Master’s degree in […]
Jackie Wahome / Kenya
Jackie Wahome is a young journalist and social activist from Kenya working to promote access to information and civic engagement by explaining technical issues through citizen-friendly formats. Through her consultancy, Thinkillustrate, she uses methods such as visual rapporteuring, illustrations and animated illustrations to pass important messages across. Her main focus is on human rights, public […]
Lisa Riordan Seville / USA
I am an independent reporter and producer in Brooklyn, New York, and an adjunct professor of investigative reporting at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.
Johan Christensen / Denmark
Since 2003 I’ve been working at Dagbladet Børsen, Denmarks Business Daily, primarily covering fraud, asset-recovery, civil litigation, and other commercial disputes. Since approximately 2007 I’ve been focused on investigative reporting, and in 2014 I assumed the role as editor of investigations. Before joining Børsen I worked three years for the IT-publication Computerworld at the publishing-house […]
Luis Nhachote / Mozambique
Luis Nhachote is an investigative journalist, editor and researcher, specialising in organized crime and the extractive industries. Formerly a consultant for Chatham House (UK), Center for Public Integrity (Mozambique) and Executive Director of the Center for Mozambican and International Studies (CEMO), Nhachote has also worked as a senior investigator for the country’s leading publications including […]
Gregory Gondwe / Malawi
Gregory Gondwe is a freelance investigative journalist from Malawi. He is the current AP Correspondent, as well as a regular correspondent for BizCommunity and BiztechAfrica. He also regularly writes about freedom of Press and the media industry.
Khaled Sulaiman / Canada / Iraq
Khaled Sulaiman is an Iraqi/Kurdish journalist, based in Montreal. He is mostly focusing on water related issues and environmental challenges, he writes for pan-arabe online media based in Beirut #daraj_midia.
Josef Redl / Austria
Josef Redly is a reporter for the weekly newspaper Falter in Vienna, covering economy and politics.
Anrike Visser / Myanmar
Anrike Visser is the founder of Global Ground Media, a publication covering Asia through a global lens. Global Ground Media engages in cross-border investigative journalism in Asia. Visser is an anthropologist and former financial crime investigator turned journalist.
Eliisa Matsalu / Estonia
Eliisa Matsalu is an investigative journalist for Estonian business daily Äripäev.
Aubry Touriel / Belgium
Aubry is a French-speaking print/web journalist from Belgium. He especially writes about Flanders and politics. He is trained as translator and is proficient in four languages. His 3-year infiltration within the nationalist Flemish party N-VA is one of his most well-known investigation. He has written for the Belgian national broadcasts (RTBF/VRT), and other media such […]
Ruben Brugnera / Belgium
Ruben Brugnera, is a Brussels-based investigative journalist and documentary filmmaker. He writes for Knack weekly and he made a documentary for VTM-Telefacts.
Phil Miller / UK
Phil is an investigative journalist and producer. His reporting on British special forces has triggered two government inquiries. He is a staff reporter for Declassified UK, and author of Keenie Meenie: The British Mercenaries Who Got Away With War Crimes.
Nils Mulvad / Denmark
Nils Mulvad is an investigative journalist from Denmark. He has been worked in the field of investigative and data journalism for more than 20 years. He is co-founder of Global Investigative Journalism Network, Farmsubsidy.org, Danish International Center for Analytical Reporting, Scoop, Investigative Reporting Denmark and some other organizations. His main job today is as CEO […]
Nikolaj Nielsen / EU
Nikolaj Nielsen is a Danish-American journalist and editor based in Brussels. He has been working as a journalist at the EUobserver since 2012. He focuses primarily on migration although his investigations into conflict of interest at the EU-level has also led to resignations.
Lise Witteman / EU
Lise Witteman is a journalist from the Netherlands, based in Brussels, covering issues related the European Union. She used to be a political reporter with daily newspaper de Telegraaf. She has written for publications such as Follow the Money, De Groene Amsterdammer, Vrij Nederland, Omroep WNL, HP/de Tijd, deVolkskrant, NUzakelijk, Financieel Dagblad, Parool. She currently […]
Harry Karanikas / Greece
Harry Karanikas, is a Greek investigative reporter in print and digital media and a producer of various investigative broadcasts on Greek TV. His work has included investigations on the role of complex financial deals that were used to cover up Greece’s and other EU countries’ deficits and on the “Greek statistics” that signalled the beginning […]
Anuška Delić / Slovenia
Anuška Delić is an investigative and data journalist working with the Orgnaized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). Very recently she founded Oštro — an investigative journalism center focusing on the Adriatic Region.
Maja Cakaric / Slovenia
She is a graduate of the comparative literature studies but has decided to follow the path of journalism. She had worked for different media outlets, most prominently and for the longest period of time for Delo – at first she was the author of numerous interviews and feature stories, later she worked as both the […]
Inna Lazareva / USA
Inna Lazareva is based in Tbilisi, Georgia, working as Caucasus correspondent. An award-winning journalist, she was previously Africa correspondent for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, based in Cameroon and has reported from Central African Republic, South Sudan, Chad, Uganda, Kenya and South Africa. Her freelance work has been published by the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, The […]
Ruth Hopkins / ZA
Ruth Hopkins worked for the Wits Justice Project at Wits University in Johannesburg for 7 years. She investigated G4S-run Mangaung Prison in Bloemfontein while working for the WJP. She is currently writing a book about that prison investigation and collaborating with Femke and Ilse on a documentary film. Ruth is the coordinator of the PSN.
Ilse van Velzen / NLD
Ilse van Velzen is a Dutch independent documentary filmmakers (www.ifproductions.nl). For the past 17 years, she, together with er sister Femke van Velzen, have produced and directed our own films in countries like Angola, DRCongo, South Sudan and South Africa. In January of 2016 we started working on our new documentary ‘Prison for Profit’ (work […]
Femke van Velzen / NLD
Femke van Velzen is a Dutch independent documentary filmmakers (www.ifproductions.nl). For the past 17 years, she, together with er sister ilse van Velzen, have produced and directed our own films in countries like Angola, DRCongo, South Sudan and South Africa. In January of 2016 we started working on our new documentary ‘Prison for Profit’ (work […]
Patrick Naagbanton was a Nigerian journalist, poet and activist, who lived in and wrote about the Niger Delta, an oil rich region in Nigeria. Patrick joined the Private Security Network in 2019 and had received funding from the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) to carry out an investigation in the Niger Delta. Ruth Hopkins, founder […]
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