cross-border journalism

Projects & networks

Projects 2008 – Co-founder and Managing Editor for A support structure for investigative, data and cross border journalism in Europe providing research grants and networking opportunities.

The Dataharvest & European Investigative Journalism Conference since 2011 – Co-founder and main coordinator. An annual conference where coders and journalists from all over Europe gather to do journalistic work on European data, European stories.

The Farmsubsidy Network 2004 – Co-founder, reporter, network member and later responsible for the project, a pioneer project in cross-border collaborative journalism in Europe unveiling the beneficiaries of EU’s 60 billion Euro annual farm subsidies.

The Scoop Project 2003 – 2012 Co-founder, volunteer and later manager at the Scoop project, a support structure for investigative and cross-border journalism in the Balkans, the Ukraine and Moldova, later other countries were included. The project is ongoing.

The Wobbing Europe Network 2007 – 2016 Co-founder and co-editor of the Wobbing. A European network of journalists, who use the method of freedom of information requests. The project is halted – the network continues in the context of the EIJC-Dataharvest.

Board positions, affiliations, juries

Foreningen for Undersøgende Journalistik / Danish Association for Investigative Journalism. 2002-2012 board member, from 2003-2012 active in the international committee, from 2008-2012 chairperson of the international committe.

Netzwerk Recherche / German association for investigative journalism 2007-2011 Board member responsible for international contacts.

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists 2008 – Invited member, active in research projects until 2012.

Global Investigative Journalism Network 2010-2014 Member of the background and planning group of the Global Investigative Journalism Network, co-organiser of the GIJC 2011 in Kiev.

2013- 2016 Chairperson of and the Fonds Pascal Decroos, Belgian non-profit organisation with the structure of a foundation.

2016 – Member of the programme board of University of Gothenburg‘s master’s program investigative journalism.

2016 – Member of the jury of Norwegian Data SKUP award.

2016 Member of the jury of Danish FUJ Investigative Journalism Award.

Å / FOI journalists in Denmark
Danmarks Journalistforbund / Denmark’s Journalists’ Association
Publicistklubben / The Publishers’ Club
Det kolde gys / Winter bathing club in Copenhagen