Margot Gibbs is an investigative journalist specialising in UK facilitation of corruption, natural resources and the environment.
Until December 2020 Margot was an investigative journalist at Finance Uncovered. She has covered corruption in the Nigerian oil industry for Africa Confidential, revealed secret contracts underpinning a private tax haven in the Marshall Islands, and produced critically-acclaimed radio for BBC Radio 4.
Working with NGOs, Margot has investigated corruption in the arms industry and the London property market, financing of environmentally destructive palm oil projects in Indonesia, and conflicts of interest in the UK accounting regulator.
She is an expert in obtaining documents via freedom of information laws and has uncovered stories which have provoked policy changes in the UK and internationally.