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Ali Al Ibrahim

Managing Editor / Founder

Ali Al Ibrahim is an investigative journalist, researcher, and founder of SIRAJ. He has over a decade of experience investigating abuses of power, human rights violations, corruption, and financial crimes. Ali has collaborated with major international media outlets including OCCRP, The Guardian, Lighthouse Reports, BBC, and more.

Ali’s work has garnered him numerous accolades, including the BBC’s Best Young Journalist Award in 2018, the Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press in 2019, and recognition by the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) for publishing one of of the best Arabic-language investigative pieces in 2020. He also received a Fetisov Journalism Award for Investigative Journalism in 2023, as well as the AACR June L. Biedler Prize for Journalism in 2023.

Ali is a TED Fellow and a fellow at the Oxford Center for Journalism Studies, where he is part of the Entrepreneurial Journalism Creators Program. He is also a consultant and trainer at the International Journalists’ Network, where he shares his expertise in investigative journalism and the use of artificial intelligence in investigations.