Aamna Mohdin is The Guardian’s Community Affairs Correspondent, where she covers race and inequality.
Alexandra Topping is a senior national news reporter at The Guardian. For more than a decade she has reported on violence against women and girls, as well as wider societal issues related to sex and gender such as childcare, shared parenting and workplace and economic inequality.
André Vasconcelos is a conservation ecologist who joined Trase in 2018. He works in Trase's impact team, analysing and interpreting Trase data for key audiences in Brazil, Europe and China. Prior to joining Trase, he worked on conservation related issues for over ten years, including planning and implementing strategic conservation plans for timber and paper certification, and providing support for large businesses and smallholders to comply with certification requirements, including High Conservation Value Areas assessments.
Anna Babinets is the Editor-in-Chief of Slidstvo.info investigative agency based Kyiv, Ukraine. She is a Regional Editor of Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). She specialises in discovering high scale corruption, money laundering schemes and crime.
Anton Bidziura is International Business Development Officer at YouControl, a Ukrainian company which develops and provides analytical systems for compliance, market analysis, financial monitoring, business intelligence and investigations.
Becky Gardiner worked as a journalist for 25 years on national newspapers and magazines. She was at the Guardian from 1998, when she joined as Women’s Editor, until 2015. She held a number of senior editorial positions there, including, most recently, Comment Editor.
Benjamin Strick is a digital investigator and is the Director of Investigations for both the Centre for Information Resilience and Myanmar Witness. Ben was previously an open source investigator with BBC Africa Eye, is a Bellingcat contributor and co-founder of Ocelli Project.
Orange is a Newcastle-born Digital Technologist with specialisms in Privacy and Security. Currently working at Reckon Digital, Orange supports and assists NGOs, Investigative Journalists and in digital forensics.
Chi Chi Izundu
Chi Chi Izundu started her journalistic career at the age of 17 as a regular columnist for Girl About Town magazine. A few years later she joined BBC London 94.9 as a researcher, before graduating to become a producer working on the Saturday Sport show, the Jon Gaunt show, Drive, Vanessa Feltz and other programmes.
Chris Mullin is a journalist and has been an MP for 23 years; a minister in three departments; Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee 1997-9 and 2001-3; and author of three widely acclaimed volumes of diaries, two of which were BBC Books of the Week, and four novels the best known of which, A Very British Coup, was made into a successful television series.
Damian Kahya is Editor of Unearthed, Greenpeace’s investigative journalism team. Before joining Greenpeace he worked at the BBC both in the UK at the Business unit and overseas in Bolivia. He has also worked for Prospect and the New Statesman.
Daniel Balint-Kurti is an investigative journalist specialised in reporting on corruption, for outlets including OCCRP, Private Eye and Africa Confidential. Before going freelance in 2020, he was Head of Investigations at Global Witness, and has a background as a reporter and editor at The Times, AP and Reuters.
Daniel De Simone
Daniel De Simone works for BBC News in London, where he researches stories involving injustice, crime, and terrorism. He also conducts investigations for programmes such as Panorama and Newsnight. Daniel was educated at Goldsmiths College.
Dr Mark Lee Hunter
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.
Duncan Campbell is a freelance journalist. He was the crime correspondent of the Guardian, the chairman of the Crime Reporters’ Association and has previously worked for LBC Radio, Time Out and City Limits magazines, and Robert Maxwell’s London Daily News.
Emilia Șercan is a Romanian investigative journalist, author and senior lecturer at the Faculty of Journalism and Communication Science within the University of Bucharest. She has spent the last seven years uncovering dozens of plagiarism cases in doctoral dissertations of top Romanian politicians and high officials in the judiciary, law enforcement, military and intelligence community.
Eva Danzi is a researcher at the Tax Justice Network and is part of the core research team for the Financial Secrecy Index and Corporate Tax Haven Index. She is based in Rome, Italy. She has previously worked for Tax Justice Network Africa and the Financial Transparency Coalition, and she contributes to the work of Tax Justice Italy.
Fabio Natali is a London-based information security advisor, software architect, and consultant. His interests lie at the intersection of technology, ethics, and politics. As an information security consultant, he has worked with and provided support to investigative journalists, activists, and human rights organisations, from the UK and abroad.
Gill Phillips is a lawyer who works in-house as the Director of Editorial Legal Services for Guardian News & Media Limited, advising on a range of content-related matters including defamation, privacy, contempt of court and reporting restrictions.
Hannah Al-Othman is a News Reporter at the Sunday Times, based in Manchester, where she has broken stories including the murder of Kenyan woman Agnes Wanjiru by a British soldier. Previously she was a Political Correspondent for BuzzFeed News, based in Westminster, and has worked online and in print for regional and national newspapers.
Helena Bengtsson is Data Journalism Editor at Gota Media, a regional publishing company in the south of Sweden with 13 local titles. She previously worked as Editor for Data Journalism at Sveriges Television, Sweden’s national television broadcaster for 27 years and she also served as Editor, Data Projects of the Guardian UK, between 2014-2017.
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.
Jane Bradley is the UK investigative correspondent for The New York Times. She is a Pulitzer and three-time Orwell Prize finalist and is based in London, where she focuses on uncovering abuses of power, financial crime and corruption, and social injustices.
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) FOIA challenges at tribunal.
Jessica Brice is a senior investigative journalist for Bloomberg News and a fellow at the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting who has been writing about Latin America for more than 15 years, including five years as Bloomberg News’ Brazil Bureau Chief.
Jolene Tan is an experienced communications professional and novelist (two books and counting) who joined Trase in 2021. She leads Trase’s communications work. Before joining Trase, Jolene worked for a decade on research and policy communications in Singapore, with a particular focus on equalities and human rights.
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.
Julian Newman has worked for the London-based NGO Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) since 1997. EIA was established in 1984 to investigate, expose, and campaign against environmental crimes. He joined the organisation as an Investigator, and during his time at EIA he has carried out field investigations into a range of environmental crimes, including illegal logging, smuggling of ozone-depleting chemicals and hazardous waste, as well as illicit trade in ivory and tiger parts.
Leigh Baldwin is the editor of the non-profit investigative journalism organisation SourceMaterial. He was previously a corruption investigator for Global Witness and a reporter for Bloomberg News.
Luuk Sengers is an experienced teacher and investigative journalist. He lectures at universities and in newsrooms and writes data-driven stories for the leading Dutch magazine De Groene Amsterdammer. He is also co-developer of Story-Based Inquiry.
Madeleine Ngeunga is a Cameroonian data journalist specialising in environment and human rights. Currently a fellow at the Pulitzer Center's Rainforest Investigation Network and editor of InfoCongo, Madeleine combines fieldwork and satellite data analysis to produce in-depth articles.
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.
Meera Jatav is a feminist-journalist based in Bundelkhand, Uttar Pradesh, India. She is the co-founder of the award-winning, grassroots feminist media organisation Khabar Lahariya and served as its Chief Editor from 2005 to 2019.
Nompumelelo Mtsweni works with data and other multimedia elements to produce meaningful stories and tools that aim to drive positive impacts in society. At Oxpeckers she works as a data wrangler and trainer, focusing on environmental crime data for the #WildEye tool.
Oliver Bullough is an award-winning journalist and author, whose most recent book is Butler to the World. His articles appear in the Guardian, the Sunday Times, GQ magazine and elsewhere. He also writes a weekly Oligarchy Newsletter for Coda Story.
Pamela Duncan is an award winning journalist, working for the Guardian’s Data Projects team. During the Coronavirus 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.
Priyanka Kotamraju is pursuing a doctorate degree at the Department of Sociology in the University of Cambridge on the Gates Cambridge international scholarship. She is the co-author of The Murderer, the Monarch and the Fakir - a new investigation into Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination (October 2021, HarperCollins India).
Roxanne Joseph is a data journalist based in Cape Town, South Africa. Her focus is on digitally-enabled wildlife trafficking and illicit financial flow. She manages the Oxpeckers tool, #WildEye, and has trained journalists in Africa, Europe and Asia to map, track and report on wildlife and other environmental crimes.
Ruth Evans started her career on ‘File on 4’, exposing a kidney trafficking gang in Pakistan and the abuse of children at Aston Hall psychiatric hospital. She has made several investigative documentaries for BBC Three, including False Hope: Alternative Cancer Cures, and Under the Skin: The Botched Beauty Business.
Solomon Hughes has worked as an investigative journalist for over 25 years, mostly for Private Eye magazine. His work – which often focusses on where money meets politics - has also appeared in the Guardian, Observer, Independent and other newspapers.
Tom Bristow has been a journalist for 12 years and spent the last six years establishing an award-winning investigations team at one of the largest regional publishers in the UK. The Archant Investigations Unit focuses on holding local power to account, including councils, health authorities, the police and businesses.
Tom Sanderson is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism. He joined the CIJ in 2014 as Training Coordinator and now oversees all aspects of the CIJ’s training provision and leads on the development of funded projects and initiatives.
Veronika Boyko is social direction chief at YouControl, a Ukrainian IT-company that creates solutions based on open data. Skilled in open data analytics, social media marketing, she organised trainings and taught more than 1700 journalists in Ukraine and abroad how to use analytical instruments in investigations.