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Talks by investigative journalists and investigators

We will be bringing some of the best investigative journalists and investigators to #CIJSummer 2023.

We are delighted to have ‘Fisayo Soyombo, a Nigerian investigative journalist and editor best known for his undercover investigations, as one of this year’s keynote speakers.

Former tax lawyer and founder of Tax Policy Associates Dan Neidle will talk about his investigation into the former Tory Chairman Nadhim Zahawi’s tax affairs.

Jenna Corderoy, an investigative journalist who specialises in the Freedom of Information Act investigations, will show how and why the FOI Act is a vital tool in holding the powerful to account. She will also talk about how she fell into this specialism and what journalists can do to protect the legislation.

Our very own Adeolu Adekola, head of the CIJ Open Climate Reporting Initiative (OCRI), will host talks with some of the leading climate and environment journalists from all over the world.

We will be updating our speakers list regularly. Watch this space.

Adeolu Adekola

Adeolu joined the CIJ to manage its Open Climate Reporting Initiative (OCRI). Through his decade-long experience in project management, information technology, accountability in governance, civic engagement and investigative journalism, Adeolu has successfully facilitated media training and investigative story projects covering a wide range of big issues from education to migration and health.

‘Fisayo Soyombo

‘Fisayo Soyombo is best known for his undercover work tracking corruption in Nigeria’s criminal justice system, such as spending five days in a police cell as a suspect and eight as an inmate in Ikoyi Prison.

Jenna Corderoy

Jenna Corderoy is a reporter for openDemocracy’s investigations team. She specialises in obtaining documents under the Freedom of Information Act, and has brought several successful FOIA challenges at tribunal.

Dan Neidle

Dan Neidle spent almost 25 years as a tax lawyer, and was head of tax at the London office of one of the largest law firms in the world. During his career, Dan advised corporates, governments, regulators, central banks and NGOs on tax and tax policy.
Published: 14 Mar 2023