Trainers and Panelists

Marija Ristic

Marija Ristic is an investigative journalist, with a decade-long experience in war crimes reporting, open-source research and emerging technologies.

Ludo Hekman

Ludo Hekman is a journalist and editor. He has worked in print and online media as well as in TV, reporting from countries including Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Maud Jullien

Maud Jullien is a freelance journalist and documentary filmmaker. She is currently an instructor and investigator with the Lighthouse EUarms project and editor-in-chief of the Africa News bulletin on TV5 Monde.

Leone Hadavi

Leone Hadavi is an open source investigator, analyst and trainer. He has a background in security studies and international law.

Max Harlow

Max Harlow is part of the Financial Times’ visual and data journalism team in London, and focuses on investigative, data-driven stories.

Lise Witteman

Lise Witteman is an independent EU-correspondent who specialises in following paper trails of the European decision making processes, from the interests of (national) politicians and lobbyists and their influence on EU policy to the way EU taxpayers’ money is being spent. 

Maximilian Popp

Maximilian Popp is the Deputy Head of the Foreign Desk of the German newsmagazine Der Spiegel.

Myrto Boutsi

Myrto Boutsi is a reporter and an international news editor based in Athens.