Heorhii Shabaiev

Heorhii Shabayev is a journalist with Schemes (Skhemy), an investigative news project run by RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service. He is a graduate of the Institute of Journalism at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and the author of a dozen investigations into corruption in the government, the construction industry, and in large state-owned enterprises.

Charlotte Alfred

Charlotte Alfred is an investigative editor and journalist. She runs Lighthouse Reports’ War Winners newsroom which investigates exploitation and profiteering in countries emerging from conflict, in partnership with local and exiled journalists. Previously based in the Middle East, she has worked in news, documentary and longform, reporting on migration, misinformation, corruption and conflict. Twitter: @charlottealfred

Anna Myroniuk

Anna Myroniuk is the head of investigations at the Kyiv Independent. Anna has run investigative projects on human rights, healthcare and illicit trade. She also investigated political and corporate misconduct and alleged wrongdoings in the Ukraine army’s leadership. Anna holds a Masters in Investigative Journalism from the City University of London. She is a Chevening… Continue reading Anna Myroniuk

Elena Loginova

Elena Loginova joined OCCRP in 2017 as an investigative reporter. She has been a team member on the Paradise Papers, FinCEN Files, and Pandora Papers projects. Elena also worked as a filmmaker for Slidstvo.Info, an OCCRP member center in Ukraine. In 2021, she received the Ukrainian “Honor of Profession” award in the investigative journalism category… Continue reading Elena Loginova

Jelena Prtorić

Jelena Prtorić is a freelance journalist who has reported for a wide variety of publications in English, French and her native Croatian. Her work has focused on gender and human rights, migration, the environment/climate, and social movements through an investigative and (often) cross-border lens. Since 2020, Jelena has been collaborating with Arena for Journalism in… Continue reading Jelena Prtorić

Carlos Perez Maestro

Carlos Perez Maestro works in the Unit “Audiovisual and Media Services Policy” in DG CONNECT of the European Commission. This unit develops policy and legislation in the field of audiovisual media services, with a particular focus on the application of Audiovisual Media Services Directive and on policies to strengthen media freedom and pluralism. Carlos Perez… Continue reading Carlos Perez Maestro

Parcival Weijnen

Parcival Weijnen is a freelance investigative journalist and co-founder of Investigative Collective Spit, a non-profit co-op formed by eight freelance investigative journalists in the Netherlands.He writes about corruption, tax havens, fisheries, environmental issues, government, etc. His stories have been featured in De Groene Amsterdammer, Vrij Nederland, Trouw, Financieel Dagblad, Zembla, Argos, and several broadcasting corporations… Continue reading Parcival Weijnen

Matthew Caruana Galizia

Matthew Caruana Galizia is the director of the Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation. He worked at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), developing the technology that enabled major investigations such as “Panama Papers” and “Paradise Papers.” In 2018, He left ICIJ to continue working on the case around the killing of his mother, Daphne Caruana… Continue reading Matthew Caruana Galizia

Frane Maroević

Frane Maroević is the executive director at International Press Institute. He brings to this position over 30 years experience in journalism, media development and press freedom. He developed his passion for journalism and learned the skills, professional standards and values of this profession at the BBC World Service in London. In post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina… Continue reading Frane Maroević

Giulia Lucchese

Giulia Lucchese works at the Media and Internet Governance Division, Information Society Department, of the Council of Europe. She is the Secretary to the Expert Committee on Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation, tasked to draft a Council of Europe Recommendation on countering the use of SLAPPs. She carries out standard-setting activities in the field of… Continue reading Giulia Lucchese