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Martin Tomkinson

Martin Tomkinson is a veteran investigative financial journalist and corporate researcher. He was a financial researcher for The Mail on Sunday‘s ‘Rich List’ from 2000-2004 and has worked on The Sunday Times‘ ‘Rich List’ since 2005. Martin has written for all the UK’s major newspapers. He started work with Private Eye in 1972 and has worked as a freelancer since 1981. He is the author of two books, Nothing to Declare: The Political Corruptions of John Poulson (with Michael Gillard) and The Pornbrokers: The Rise of the Soho Sex Barons.

Martin is a member of the CIJ’s Board of Trustees.

Summer Conference Event
 — Talk

Tips for Investigative Journalists after Fifty Years Experience

Veteran investigative journalist Martin Tomkinson has spent five decades digging through the dirt to uncover corruption in business, politics and the police. From bribes protecting those getting rich in exploitative industries to dodgy deals between developers and politicians at all levels, so much of his reporting is sadly still relevant today.
Regional Conference Event
 — Class

Investigating Companies

Any UK-based investigative journalist or aspiring journalist should have a working knowledge of Companies House. Companies House is the central registry for all UK registered limited or PLC companies and contains a wealth of useful information for those who know how to use the site.
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

Understanding Company Accounts: Getting the Most out of Companies House

Any UK-based investigative journalist or aspiring journalist should have a working knowledge of Companies House. Companies House is the central registry for all UK registered limited or PLC companies and contains a wealth of useful information for those who know how to use the site.
Summer Conference Event
 — Class

Understanding Company Accounts: Getting the Most Out of Companies House

Any UK-based investigative journalist or aspiring journalist should have a working knowledge of Companies House. Companies House is the central registry for all UK registered limited or PLC companies and contains a wealth of useful information for those who know how to use the site.
Regional Conference Event
 — Class

Investigating Companies

Any UK-based investigative journalist or aspiring journalist should have a working knowledge of Companies House. Companies House is the central registry for all UK registered limited or PLC companies and contains a wealth of useful information for those who know how to use the site.
Summer Conference Event
 — Training Workshop

Financial Journalism: How to Get the Most of Companies House

Any UK-based investigative journalist or aspiring journalist should have a working knowledge of Companies House, the central registry for all UK registered limited or PLC companies. This is a free workshop.
Summer Conference Event
 — Talk

Clare Rewcastle Brown: The Inside Story of the 1MDB Exposé

Award winning investigative journalist and author of The Sarawak Report, Clare Rewcastle Brown talks to Martin Tomkinson about her three-year long investigation, which exposed the theft of $8billion from a Malaysian development fund by corrupt officials accused of working for the country’s then prime minister Najib Razak.
Regional Conference Event
 — Workshop

Strand Two: How to make the most out of Companies House

Any UK-based investigative journalist or aspiring journalist should have a working knowledge of Companies House. Companies House is the central registry for all UK registered limited or PLC companies and contains a wealth of useful information for those who know how to use the site.
Summer Conference Event
 — Workshop

Understanding Company Accounts: Getting the Most Out of Companies House

Any UK-based investigative journalist or aspiring journalist should have a working knowledge of Companies House. Companies House is the central registry for all UK registered limited or PLC companies and contains a wealth of useful information for those who know how to use the site.