"For companies in this industry, a humanitarian crisis seemed like an opportunity."

Claire Provost is an investigative journalist and co-founder and co-director of the non-profit Institute for Journalism and Social Change. She was previously Head of Global Investigations at the independent media outlet openDemocracy, a fellow at the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) in London, and a data journalist at the Guardian.

Alongside Matt Kennard, Provost published her first book Silent Coup: How Corporations Overthrew Democracy in 2023, drawing on reports from 30 countries to expose the unstoppable rise of global corporate power.

“Silent Coup is a highly revealing exposé of the hidden real world.” ― Noam Chomsky