Luiz Fernando Toledo joined OCCRP in 2020 as an editor covering Brazil. He is a director of the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji) and has spent a decade using public documents, data mining, and investigative journalism techniques to hold public ofﬁcers to account.
He is a Sigma Awards ﬁnalist and the winner of 11 Brazilian journalistic awards, including Prêmio Estado, Allianz, República, and Claudio Weber Abramo.
Luiz is cofounder of Fiquem Sabendo, an agency that helps journalists, researchers, and lawyers access public data.
Luiz is currently a fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford. He has held a number of other fellowships and scholarships, including the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)’s A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America fellowship, Jornalista de Visão (the most important scholarship for young journalists in Brazil), and the FGV/EAESP full scholarship for a master’s in public administration.