Can Dündar is a Turkish journalist, columnist and writer. Editor-in-chief of center-left Cumhuriyet newspaper until August 2016, he was arrested in November 2015 after his newspaper published footage showing the State Intelligence MİT sending weapons to Syrian Islamist fighters.
Dr Mark Lee Hunter is a founding member of The Global Investigative Journalism Network, the principal author of Story-Based Inquiry: A Manual for Investigative Journalists (UNESCO 2009) and the recipient of many awards for his reporting.
Emma Youle is an award-winning investigative journalist who worked for regional newspapers before joining HuffPost UK as special correspondent. She has covered stories including the contaminated blood scandal, the housing crisis, historic child abuse, and won the Private Eye Paul Foot Award 2017 for her reporting exposing squalid conditions inside homeless hostels.
Helena Bengtsson is Editor for Data Journalism at Sveriges Television, Sweden’s national television broadcaster. She previously worked as Editor, Data Projects at the Guardian, UK between 2014-2017. In 2006 and 2007, she was database editor at the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C.
James Harkin is the director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism. He is a journalist who covers social change and political conflict and whose work appears in Vanity Fair, Harper’s, GQ, The Smithsonian, Prospect and the Guardian.
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 (and successful) FOI challenges at the tribunal.
Jonathan Stoneman is a freelance trainer. He previously worked for BBC World Service for many years, as a reporter, producer, later as editor and finally as Head of World Service Training at Bush House.
Katherine Eban, an award-winning New York-based investigative journalist, reports on public health and pharmaceuticals for Vanity Fair and is the author of the New York Times bestseller Bottle of Lies: the Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom.
Luuk Sengers is a journalist and lecturer. He investigates how large corporations affect the environment and climate change for the leading Dutch magazine De Groene Amsterdammer. Luuk is also co-developer of Story-Based Inquiry: an acclaimed and effective method for producing investigative stories.
Nadine White is an award-winning news reporter at HuffPost UK where she specialises in race and social affairs. Her work has had real impact and brought in stories that would otherwise not have been read by a mass audience, placing perspectives from BAME communities at the forefront of the national news agenda.
Pamela Duncan is an award winning journalist, working for The Guardian’s Data Projects team. During the Cronavirus pandemic she’s been specialising in providing in-depth analysis of Covid-19 data in the UK including excess deaths happening in people's homes/care homes and calling out gaps in the data and delayed or misleading data.
The BBC’s top online sleuth Paul Myers is one of Europe's leading open source intelligence specialists and a very popular and engaging speaker. He has been working at the sharp edge of online research for nearly twenty years.