Matteo Civillini is from Italy. He is a freelance journalist and a member of the Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI), a non-profit investigative journalism centre.
After obtaining an MA in Investigative Journalism from City University London, he worked until 2017 at the Italian bureau of VICE News. He specializes in stories about transnational organized crime, money-laundering and corruption. His work has been published by various outlets including L’Espresso, Il Fatto Quotidiano, Repubblica, Associated Press, VICE News, Agence France-Presse, EUObserver, OCCRP. More recently, he has been a part of the Daphne Project, a consortium of 18 news organizations that came together to continue the work of murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.