As communication manager for Money Trail, Birgit is amongst other things responsible for the publication of a newspaper section to promote Money Trail stories. This section is published February 4th 2021 in both Trouw (the Netherlands ) and De Morgen (Belgium).
Stefan is the Head of Oxfam Novib’s Even it Up! campaign and leads Oxfam’s work on fairer taxation and greater budget spending for essential services. As a former publisher and producer of documentaries about developing countries, he developed the Money Trail project.
Co-founder and Managing Director of Journalismfund.eu
Also the co-founder of the Dutch-Flemish Association of Investigative Journalists (VVOJ) and as board member, he co-organised the 3rd Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Amsterdam (2005) and the first European Investigative Journalism Conference in Brussels (2008).
He is the founder (2002) and chair of Scriptie vzw, a non-profit organisation that promotes science communication in the Dutch-speaking region of Belgium.
Money-Trail Intern. She is pursuing an advanced master in International Relations and Diplomacy at Leiden University.
Project Manager Money Trail
People centred and content driven manager, serving Oxfam for over a decade. Previously worked with the Netherlands Ministries of Finance and Health and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), representing the Netherlands at the European Union (EU), the World Health Organization (WHO) and in Mongolia. Gained experience in many African and Asian countries. Holds a Master’s degree in Political Science.
Margot Gibbs is a reporter at Finance Uncovered. She has investigated the UK’s facilitation of corruption, natural resources and the environment.
Lionel is a senior reporter at Finance Uncovered.
His investigative interests include following the money flows behind megainfrastructure procurement and natural resource exploitation, as well as exposing the professional enablers of grand corruption.
Founder and investigative journalist
George is an investigative journalist and one of the founders of Finance Uncovered.
George has covered tax avoidance, corruption and the broken housing market. His articles have appeared on the front pages of newspapers in Germany, the UK and South Africa
He has worked as a news, politics and social affairs reporter and editor in local and national newspapers. He also spent many years writing an acclaimed blog about the corrupted politics of Tower Hamlets in east London.
Founder and Co-Director
Nick Mathiason is a founder and CoDirector of Finance Uncovered. He has been a business and financial journalist for close to 30 years and has broken a sizeable number of impactful stories that have had international prominence.
Lisa Akinyi May
Lisa Akinyi May is in charge of Journalismfund.eu’s communications and also coordinates the Money Trail Grants. She’s a multimedia journalist with experience in television and online media. Her areas of strength include news production, researching and work experience in the Belgian media.
Project Officer Gender, Safety & Accountability
Project officer at Free Press Unlimited, working on programmes related to whistleblowing, digital rights activism, and online source protection for investigative journalists. He’s also involved in the development of digital security training for investigative journalists
Marieke le Poole
Head of Marketing & Communication
Team Gender, Safety & Accountability
Project manager at Free Press Unlimited working on programmes for media organisations and journalists worldwide. Strong belief in the media’s role to serve the interest of the public by raising public scrutiny of corruption and to foster transparency and accountability. Her projects focus on providing (digital) safety training to journalists, and achieving women empowerment in and through the media.