Christopher Hird is the Managing Editor of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, based at City University, London. After working in the finance sector for four years, Christopher became a journalist, in which capacity his jobs included Deputy Editor of the New Statesman and Editor of Insight on The Sunday Times. After leaving The Sunday Times, he worked as a television reporter and producer for more than twenty years before founding the documentary company Dartmouth Films in 2008. Christopher is also a trustee of the Centre for Investigative Journalism, The Wincott Foundation, The Grierson Trust and One World Media.