The Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) is a non-profit, registered charity (no.1118602) based Goldsmiths University of London. The CIJ was founded in 2003 by working journalists to provide an annual summer school of investigative journalism. It was registered as a charity in 2007.

The organisation grew as it undertook much wider training activities in the UK and abroad and now has four paid staff and offers opportunities for interns. The CIJ helped to found and supports the work of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.

Isabel Hilton - Chair
Isabel Hilton has reported from China, South Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Europe, written and presented several documentaries for BBC radio and television, and has been a writer or editor for The Sunday Times, the Independent and the Guardian. She’s now the founder and CEO of, an innovative, fully bilingual Chinese English website devoted to building a shared approach on climate change and environmental issues with China.

Finlay Dobbie
Finlay Dobbie is an engineering team lead at Bloomberg, where he works on enabling access to news, data and analytics on mobile platforms. He is a graduate in Information Systems Engineering from Imperial College London. 

Joseph Farrell
Joseph Farrell is a British journalist and editor who has worked for the Centre for Investigative Journalism, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, WikiLeaks and is currently heading up the NGO Tenure.
He has been a section editor for many important WikiLeaks' publications including the Iraq and Afghan War Logs and Cablegate to name but a few. He was a member of the Civil Society Coalition at the WIPO diplo