Our team

Alexandre Brutelle


Alexandre is EIF director and one of its co-founders. He is an investigative journalist, mentor and trainer specialized in cross-border collaboration and environmental issues. He is responsible for carrying out the NGO’s development by setting out its goals, activities and external partnerships.

Christina Orieschnig

Remote Sensing Engineer

Christina is a PHD researcher in hydrology and earth observation. She is EIF’s point of focus regarding the experimentation and well implementation of remote sensing technology in the field of environmental journalism through satellite image monitoring and analysis.

Aïda Delpuech

North Africa Coordinator

Aïda is EIF representative for the North African region, in charge of environmental investigative project development. She is a freelance investigative journalist with a strong environmental focus and a frequent contributor to Inkyfada (Tunisia), as well as an Earth Journalism Network fellow.

Inva Hasanaliaj

Western Balkans Coordinator

Inva is EIF representative for the Western Balkan region, in charge of regional project coordination. She notably investigated environmental risks and irregularities linked to ENI‘s discreet acquisition of the “Dumre” oil block, located in Albania. Inva is also a fact-checking journalist for the Albanian media Faktoje.

Fiona Macleod

East Africa Representative

She is pioneering the use of new media tools to expose eco-offences in southern Africa, and to track offenders around the world, most notably through the development of the Oxpeckers environmental investigative unit, our partner covering anglophone Africa, which she directs. Fiona is also a member of the EIF advisory Board.

Mais Katt

Middle East Coordinator

Mais is EIF regional coordinator for the Middle East region. She’s an experienced investigative journalist, media trainer and training designer as well as one of the co-authors of the “Poisoned Land” investigation published in Unbias the News ; an environmental story which looked into the environmental impacts of the Syrian war, which she has been covering 10 years.

Ibanga Isine

West Africa Representative

The Norbert Zongo Cell for Investigative Journalism in West Africa (CENOZO), is our partner and regional representative for francophone and anglophone West Africa . Cenozo’s representative Ibanga Isine, as well as Arnaud Ouedraogo, both represent the CENOZO unit within EIF’s advisory Board.

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