Board and Advisers

The Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) is a non-profit, registered charity (no.1118602) based Goldsmiths University of London. The CIJ was founded in 2003 by working journalists to provide an annual summer school of investigative journalism. It was registered as a charity in 2007.

The organisation grew as it undertook much wider training activities in the UK and abroad and now has four paid staff and offers opportunities for interns. The CIJ helped to found and supports the work of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, which is based at City University London.

Caroline Nevejan - Chair
Dr. Caroline Nevejan is a senior researcher with the Participatory Systems Initiative at Delft University of Technology. Specializing in art and design, her research takes place in an interdisciplinary context, working with artists, practitioners, scientists and academics from a variety of disciplines. In 2007 she obtained her PhD “Presence and the Design of Trust”. Before this, Nevejan was founder/director of OrO (Educational Research and Development) at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, founder/director of Waag Society and program director at Paradiso. Here she organized network events (including the Galactic Hacker Party) since the 1980’s.

Andy Mueller-Maguhn
In 1995, Müller-Maguhn founded the “Datenreisebüro” (‘Data Travel Agency’), since 2002 based in a Berlin office. Besides hosting an electronic archive, the Datenreisebüro organises workshops which train system administrators in data protection and data security. Andy Müller-Maguhn is a member of the German hacker association Chaos Computer Club. Having been a member since 1986, he was appointed as a spokesman for the club in 1990, and later served on its board until 2012.In an election in autumn 2000, he was voted in as an at-large director of ICANN, which made him jointly responsible with 18 other directors for the worldwide development of guidelines and the decision of structural questions for the Internet structure. 

Eyal Weizman
Eyal Weizman is an architect, Professor of Spatial and Visual Cultures, and Director of the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London where he runs the research agency Forensic Architecture. He is a founding member of the architectural collective DAAR in Beit Sahour/Palestine. His books include FORENSIS (2014) Mengele’s Skull (with Thomas Keenan 2012), The Least of all Possible Evils (2011), Hollow Land (2007), A Civilian Occupation (2003). He has worked with a variety of NGOs worldwide, and was a member of the B’Tselem board of directors.

Finlay Dobbie
Finlay Dobbie is an engineering team lead at Bloomberg, where he works on enabling access to news, data and analytics on mobile platforms. He is a graduate in Information Systems Engineering from Imperial College London. 

Joseph Farrell
Joseph Farrell is a British journalist and editor who has worked for the Centre for Investigative Journalism, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, WikiLeaks and is currently heading up the NGO Tenure.
He has been a section editor for many important WikiLeaks' publications including the Iraq and Afghan War Logs and Cablegate to name but a few. He was a member of the Civil Society Coalition at the WIPO diplomatic conference on a treaty for copyright exceptions for persons with disabilities in Marrakesh, Morocco.  
Farrell regularly appears on TV networks analysing the week's news headlines.


Advisers for the CIJ include: Jacob Appelbaum, Lowell Bergman, George Brock, Duncan Campbell, Raj Bairoliya, Michael Gillard, Isabel Hilton, Andrew Jennings, Jeff Katz, Phillip Knightley, Paul Lashmar, David Miller and John Pilger.