Gavin MacFadyen

A visiting professor at the City University Journalism School, he is also the director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism. As a senior director he worked on over 50 TV programmes for BBC, PBS and Channel 4, investigating the most different stories throughout the world. Undercover filming was conducted in China, Greece, Nicaragua, Portugal, Thailand, Turkey, the Netherlands and the USA.



He is the founder and CEO of Upian, an interactive and creative studio that provides online content for agencies and media companies. He is one of the world’s major players in the production of web documentaries and hybrid multimedia contents, somewhere between documentary cinema and digital storytelling.



Born in Siena in 1976, he grew up in Rome where he graduated in Communications at The Sapienza University. In the last ten years he worked for Cult Network, Fox Channels Italy and Sky Italia, contributing to the launch of Cielo and also working on original products of his own. He is now Chief Executive of Laeffe, a TV channel belonging to Feltrinelli group.



He started his career with Paese Sera, then moving to RAI for the TV programme Tempo reale. After having worked at Mediaset as a correspondent for Moby Dick, he went back to Rai and worked for programmes such as Circus, Raggio Verde, and Sciuscià. Since 2011 he is author and presenter of Piazza Pulita, a talk show aired by the TV channel La7.



A New York-born and Berlin-based investigative journalist, he has worked on stories such as neo-Nazi terrorism, CIA activities in Europe, Edward Snowden’s escape, and Kunduz hospital airstrike. His work has appeared on CBS, the Los Angeles Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian and Der Spiegel. He is now editor of investigations at NDR as well as a member of the investigative team of the Süddeutsche Zeitung.



Swedish-born, he is one of the most celebrated Scandinavian journalists. He started his career in daily newspapers in 1968, at age of 16, and became an investigative reporter at Göteborgs-Posten in 1986. He then moved to TV4 and finally to the Swedish public broadcaster SVT. Here, since 2004 he has been the editor-in-chief of the award-winning programme Uppdrag granskning (Mission Investigate).



A British journalist trained at the Centre for Investigative Journalism, she is WikiLeaks section editor and legal researcher, and one of Julian Assange’s closest advisers. In 2013 she accompanied Edward Snowden during his escape to Moscow. Based in Berlin, she is also acting director of the Courage Foundation.



President of the Italian public broadcaster Rai, she has followed wars and crises all over the world. Hired at Rai after having worked for Euronews, she eventually became newsreader and foreign correspondent for TG1, and was the only Italian journalist embedded in Iraq during the Second Gulf War. More recently, she was editor-in-chief of the TG1 Special Newsroom and director of the Rai all-news channel that includes Rainews24, Televideo and



Since January 2013 he is Head of News for the French-German broadcaster Arte. Before that he was head of Arte Reportage, defining future editorial guidelines for the broadcaster’s television and web section.



An investigative journalist and a documentarist, he wrote for several Italian newspapers and magazines, and worked at Rai for a long time, both in TV and radio programmes. He was an author and correspondent for Sciuscià, Raggio Verde, Anno Zero, and Report. He is now a freelance journalist. In 2016 he founded Dersu, an investigative press agency and independent production company.



Senior Presenter at Al Jazeera English, Juliana is a filmmaker and senior reporter for Al Jazeera's "People & Power" current affairs strand which she joined in 2006. Previously she worked for international broadcasters including Channel 4, BBC, NHK and as an arms investigator for the UN Security Council. Juliana’s current interest is to push the boundaries of news storytelling and in 2015 her groundbreaking "Pirate Fishing - Interactive Investigation" won a series of international awards.



He entered Sky Italia in 2007 as Vice President Corporate & Market Communications. In 2010 the Sky Movies offer and Sky Uno channel were moved under his responsibility. Then his department grew to cover all the non sport programming: partner channels, payperview, scripted and unscripted original productions, Sky TG24, Sky Arte, Sky Atlantic. He oversees the free channel Cielo and the OTT service Sky Online.



A member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, she is ombudsman at the Dutch public news, sports and events broadcaster NOS, and teaches TV journalism at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. She was previously director of the Dutch-Flemish association of investigative journalists, VVOJ (2009-2015), and worked for RTL4 and KRO Reporter.