Contributors

Staff

Giancarlo Fiorella

Giancarlo is the Director for Research and Training at Bellingcat. He has a PhD from the Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto, where his research focused on non-state actors and antigovernmental protests in Venezue

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Carlos Gonzales

Carlos Gonzales is a researcher and trainer at Bellingcat. Carlos fuses his engineering background with digital forensics. He specialises in the analysis of photographs, videos, satellite imagery, social media posts, timelines and 3D scene recons

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Annique Mossou

Annique Mossou is a trainer and researcher for Bellingcat. Previously she was part of an OSINT-team of the Dutch National Police, where she specialised in online jihadist propaganda.

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Maxim Edwards

Maxim Edwards was an editor at Bellingcat from 2020 to 2024. His work as a journalist has focused on central and eastern European politics, nationalism and migration. He previously worked at openDemocracy (oDR), OCCRP and GlobalVoices.

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Logan Williams

Logan Williams is a senior data scientist, researcher, and software developer on Bellingcat's Investigative Technology Team. He also has a background in cartography, data visualisation and optics.

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Ross Higgins

Ross Higgins is an investigator and trainer at Bellingcat.

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Eliot Higgins

Eliot Higgins is the founder of Bellingcat and the Brown Moses Blog. Eliot focuses on the weapons used in the conflict in Syria, and open source investigation tools and techniques.

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Contributors

Bellingcat Investigation Team

The Bellingcat Investigation Team is an award winning group of volunteers and full time investigators who make up the core of the Bellingcat's investigative efforts.

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Aliaume Leroy

Aliaume Leroy is an open source investigative journalist with the Africa Investigations unit of BBC World Service. At Bellingcat, he concentrates his research on Africa and Latin America. Contact via Twitter @Yaolri or email aleroy@bellingcat.com

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Maria Teresa Ronderos
RC

RC writes a blog on open source stories from around the world at Line of Actual Control (@LOActualControl)

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Carlos Gonzales
Sebastian Lenton