Nikolas Leontopoulos is a Greek journalist based in Athens.

Nikolas is the co-founder of Reporters United, a new centre for investigative journalism and a network of reporters in Greece. Nikolas worked for ten years for the Athens daily Eleftherotypia. He collaborated in investigations with Reuters on banks, shipping and the media in Greece, and reported for the "Outlaw Ocean" New York Times series.

During the Greek financial crisis, he worked as a fixer, a reporter and a producer for several international media. He made two documentaries for VICE Greece: "The European Commission and the Defence Industry Lobby" and "The German Big Brother". He was a co-founder of Investigate Europe, a consortium of European journalists publishing with media partners across Europe.

Basic information

Name
Nikolas Leontopoulos
Country
Greece

Supported projects

Black Trail

  • Environment
  • Industry

LONDON - The shipping industry is central to the global economy. But among the world's biggest polluters and tax avoiders. Its emissions, from the dirtiest fuel-oil on earth, are larger than those of Germany, and have a serious impact on climate change.

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