Drew Sullivan (he/him/his/they) co-founded the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) in 2007 with Paul Radu where he serves as editor and publisher. Before that, he founded the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIN) in Bosnia. Under his direction, OCCRP has won more than 100 investigative journalism awards including the European Press Prize, IRE award and the Global Shining Light.
OCCRP is one of the world’s largest investigative media with more than 50 investigative editors on six continents publishing more than 140 investigative projects per year including significant contributions to the Panama Papers, Pandora Papers, Pegasus Project, and most other large international collaborative projects. He was a reporter for the Tennessean and the Associated Press. He was a Future for Good fellow at the Institute for the Future in Palo Alto, CA. Before becoming a journalist, he was a structural dynamicist on the Space Shuttle project for Rockwell Space Systems and has a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He has also been a professional standup comedian, actor in films and played bodhran and sang for the Balkans only authentic Irish/Celtic band.