David E. Kaplan
Global Investigative Journalism Network
Former Fulbright Scholar, Japan. Over 30 years' experience investigating organized crime, terrorism, environmental and financial crime. Reported from two dozen countries, worked with major media on five continents. Former: Director, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists; Chief Investigative Correspondent, US News & World Report; Senior Editor, Center for Investigative Reporting. Currently, Director, Global Investigative Journalism Network, an association of nearly 70 non-profits in 32 countries dedicated to investigative reporting, transparency, accountability. Editor at large, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project. Author of: Yakuza, on Japanese mafia; Fires of the Dragon, on murder of journalist Henry Liu; Cult at the End of the World, on Tokyo subway nerve gas attack. Won or shared 20 journalism awards, including honours from Investigative Reporters and Editors, American Bar Association, Overseas Press Club and World Affairs Council.