Based in Sarajevo, Karina Shedrofsky joined OCCRP in 2017 as a daily news reporter and became head of the research team in 2019. She leads a team of five full-time researchers in five countries who man ID, which helps journalists in OCCRP’s network track down people, companies and assets across the globe.
She has contributed research to a number of OCCRP projects, including the Paradise Papers and the Daphne Project, where she helped uncover the secret property holdings of Azerbaijan’s ruling family. In 2018 she led OCCRP’s Dubai’s Golden Sands project, a cross-border investigation into a leaked property database that revealed how wealthy people from around the world take advantage of the Emirate’s secrecy.
Prior to joining OCCRP, Karina worked for USA Today, where she covered health and issues impacting the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Karina is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.