The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

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.

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6 July 2019 – #CIJSummer 2019/DAY 3

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

Clare Rewcastle Brown

Clare Rewcastle Brown is a British journalist and the founder and editor of the website Sarawak Report. Her investigations resulted in the exposure of the 1MDB Development Fund scandal, which revealed grand kleptocracy by the Malaysian Prime Minister; rocked the global financial community; helped put the off-shore finance industry on the run and embarrassed some of the most famous figures in Hollywood, Vegas and New York.

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.
  • 6 July 2019 11.10–12.10
Location: Theatre LG02 - PSH Building - Goldsmiths, University of London
All levels
This event will be recorded