Claire Provost is a senior investigative journalist and co-author of Silent Coup: How Corporations Overthrew Democracy (Bloomsbury Academic 2023), with Matt Kennard, which is the product of research they started while fellows at the CIJ in 2014-2016. She is also a co-founder of the new non-profit Institute for Journalism and Social Change which is bringing together journalists, activists and researchers to reinvigorate the media with its core social purpose: to support democracy. Claire was previously head of global investigations at openDemocracy, and a data journalist at the Guardian. Her work has also been published by outlets including Al Jazeera, CNN, Foreign Policy and The New York Review of Books. She lives in Italy.