Lorenzo Bodrero is editor of Bright, a web-based journal focused on international organized crime and corruption. He is a collaborator of the Italian monthly magazine Narcomafie. Bodrero handles communication and information for the FLARE Network, a European NGO committed to the social fight against organized crime. He holds a B.A. in International Communication obtained in The Netherlands and one in Communication Sciences in Italy.
Heather Brooke worked as a political and crime reporter in the US before moving to Britain, where she is now a freelance journalist and Freedom of Information campaigner. Her investigation into the expense accounts of Members of Parliament led to the biggest clear-out of politicians that country had seen in decades and the first forced resignation of the Speaker of the House in 300 years. Brooke’s stories have appeared in all the main UK national papers and she is the author of three books: Your Right to Know, The Silent State and The Revolution Will Be Digitized. She has won numerous awards including the Judges’ Prize at the 2010 British Press Awards, the FOI Award from Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), and a Freedom of Expression Award from Index on Censorship. She is a visiting professor at London’s prestigious Department of Journalism at City University.
Simon Clark is a freelance journalist based in the U.K. He is a former a feature writer at Bloomberg News, where he reported on people and places from Afghanistan to Congo and the City of London. His journalism attempts to explain and make sense of inequality in the world. He has told stories of presidents and impoverished farmers, steel tycoons and steel workers, renewable energy entrepreneurs and oil industry executives, bankers and maids–people who earn millions of dollars a month and people who live on a dollar a day. The stories have won awards and accolades, including a citation from the Overseas Press Club of America. Clark holds a Masters degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics.