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  1. Lyas Hallas, Algeria, is an investigative journalist. He began his career in journalism in 2006 as a reporter at the French-language daily Le Soir d'Algérie, writing on politics, culture, sports and more before specializing in economics. Read complete profile »
  2. John Hansen, Denmark, managing editor in charge of investigative reporting at Politiken.

    Hansen began his reporting career at local newspapers in 1979. In 1988 he joined Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten as a business reporter, and in 1997 became managing editor of business & finance for six years. He then spent seven years in charge of investigative reporting at Jyllands-Posten, before taking over a similar position at Politiken in 2010.

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  3. Ulrik Haagerup, Denmark, is the editor-in-chief of Nordjyske Media.

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  4. Nicky Hager, New Zealand, is an independent investigative reporter and writer. Read complete profile »
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  6. Ola Haram, Norway, is a an investigative reporter at TV 2 News.

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  7. Andreas Harsono, Indonesia, currently works for Human Rights Watch in Jakarta and is also writing a book entitled "Islam, Race and Power: Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia".

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  8. Timo-Erkki Heino, Finland, worked for YLE, the Finnish Public Service Broadcaster since the 1970s, where he produced cultural, social, and investigative documentaries.

    In 2000, he became the executive producer of “Ykkösdokumentti” (“Documentary on One”), the major documentary slot on channel TV 1. For the past decade he has specialized in the reasons and consequences of the Finnish recession and banking crisis, combining macro and micro economic approaches in his documentaries.

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  9. Mikkel Hertz, Denmark, is assistant managing editor of Denmark's largest daily newspaper, Jyllands-Posten.

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  10. Shuli Hu, China, is managing editor of Caijing (Business & Finance Review), a magazine she helped start in China in 1998.

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  11. Michael Hudson is a senior editor at ICIJ. He has been an editor and reporter at the ICIJ since 2012, working on ICIJ’s ground-breaking investigations of offshore financial secrecy and the global trade in human tissue, and leading ICIJ's World Bank investigation. He previously worked as a reporter for the Center for Public Integrity, the Wall Street Journal and the Roanoke (Va.) Times and as investigative editor for Southern Exposure Magazine. His work has also appeared in Forbes, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Le Monde, El País and many other publications. His two decades of reporting on mortgage and banking fraud has prompted media observers to call him the reporter “who beat the world on subprime abuses,” the “guru of all things predatory lending” and the “Woodward/Bernstein of the mortgage crisis.” His reporting has won or shared many honors, including an Investigative Editors and Reporters Award, a Sigma Delta Chi Award, two George Polk Awards, a John Hancock Award for business journalism and accolades from the National Press Club, the White House Correspondents’ Association, the American Bar Association, the New York Press Club and the New York State Society of CPAs. His most recent book, The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America—and Spawned a Global Crisis (Times Books, 2010), was named Baltimore City Paper Book of the Year and was called “essential reading for anyone concerned with the mortgage crisis” by Library Journal.

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  12. Carlos Eduardo Huertas, Colombia is the director of CONNECTAS and chief of party for the Investigative Reporting Initiative in the Americas, a project of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ).

    Huertas was a Nieman Fellow at Havard University in 2012 when CONNECTAS started with the support of the Knight Foundation. The platform promotes the interchange of information and knowledge about key issues in the Americas.

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  13. Paola Hurtado, Guatemala, is chief of the investigative reporting team at elPeriódico in Guatemala City and hosts the television news program “A las 8:45” on Canal Antigua.

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