Micael Pereira is a senior reporter and investigative journalist at the leading Portuguese newspaper Expresso.
He has reported on corruption cases in Portugal and also in some African countries, such as Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Angola. He's an ICIJ member and was involved in many of its projects, including the Panama Papers, Luanda Leaks and Pandora Papers. Pereira is working with the EIC network as well and was part of the Football Leaks and Malta Files investigations. After going to Guatemala with Forbidden Stories' Green Blood series to uncover the harm done by a mining company, he felt inspired to dive deep into the climate crisis. He is the author of the documentary Black Trail, a European co-production premiered in 2021 about why ships continue to burn and emit the dirtiest of fuels.