Matthew Caruana Galizia

Matthew Caruana Galizia (2018) is a journalist and software engineer at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and a founding member of its Data & Research Unit. The Unit’s work on the Panama Papers led to ICIJ winning the Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism in 2017.

Matthew holds a joint postgraduate degree in journalism from Aarhus University and City University London and was a Carnegie-Knight fellow at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. While working at FT Labs, he was a core engineer on several products for the Pearson publishing group. Prior to joining ICIJ, he worked on an investigative journalism team led by Giannina Segnini at La Nación, in Costa Rica.

His current work focuses on mining unstructured and structured data and he is at the core of the Consortium’s lead-finding mission for investigations involving over 600 journalists worldwide.