Pratap Chatterjee, Executive Director
Pratap is an investigative journalist and producer. He is the author of "Halliburton's Army" (Nation Books, 2009) "Iraq Inc.: A Profitable Occupation" (Seven Stories Press, 2004) and "The Earth Brokers" (Routledge Press, 1994).
He has many years of experience working in radio, print and digital media, including hosting a weekly radio show on Berkeley station KPFA, working as global environment editor for InterPress Service and as a freelance writer for the Financial Times, the Guardian and the Independent of London.
He has won five Project Censored awards as well as a Silver Reel from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters for his work in Afghanistan, and the best business story award from the National Newspaper Association (US), among others. He has also appeared as a commentator on numerous radio and television shows ranging from BBC World Service, CNN International, Democracy Now!, Fox and MSNBC.
Pratap serves on the board of Amnesty International USA, Corporate Europe Observatory and Corruption Watch UK.
Terry J. Allen (editor)
Terry is a veteran investigative journalist. An editor for CorpWatch since 2003, Terry brings extensive experience. She is a senior editor at In These Times, and previously edited Amnesty International's US magazine. More recently, Terry's work has expanded into film notes and research, working on such films as Academy Award winner Fahrenheit 911 and Sundance documentary grand prize winner "Trouble the Water." Her reporting has appeared in Harper's, The Nation online, New Scientist, the Boston Globe and other publications.
Khalil Bendib (cartoonist)
Khalil is an award-winning political cartoonist based in Berkeley whose work is distributed to 1,500 small and mid-sized newspapers weekly. His cartoons are also featured in dozens of ethnic and progressive print and on-line publications across the USA and Canada. Born under a French colonial regime, Khalil brings a fresh, non-Eurocentric perspective that is mostly absent from US corporate media. His hard-hitting, quixotic cartoons don't shy away from lancing the taboos of Free-Market fundamentalism. In the proud tradition of watchdog journalism, Khalil's work aims to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable and give a voice to the voiceless underdog. More of his work may be seen at www.bendib.com.
CorpWatch Advisory Board
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Charlie Cray, Senior Research Specialist, Greenpeace USA, Washington, DC
Charlie Cray is a senior research specialist at Greenpeace USA. He co-authored The People’s Business: Controlling Corporations and Restoring Democracy (Berrett-Koehler, 2003).
From 2004 to 2010, Charlie directed the Center for Corporate Policy in Washington DC. Prior to that he helped edit Multinational Monitor magazine and directed the Campaign for Corporate Reform at Citizen Works. Between 1989 and 1999, Charlie was a member of the Greenpeace Toxics Campaign, organizing campaigns to shut down toxic waste incinerators and phase out PVC plastics. He also co-founded the watchdog web site, HalliburtonWatch.org.
Allen Gunn, Executive Director of Aspiration, San Francisco, CA
Allen Gunn (Gunner) is Executive Director of Aspiration, an organization that works to help NGOs, activists, foundations and software developers make more effective use of technology for social change.
Gunner is an active facilitator, contributor, advisor, and/or partner in a number of open projects, including Mozilla, The Tor Project, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, Peer 2 Peer University, Joomla!, CiviCRM, and Creative Commons. He is a board member of The Ruckus Society and Global Exchange. He also sits on the eIFL-FOSS, GIIP, and the Rosetta Foundation Advisory Boards.
He has served as senior software engineer at firms including Novell, NetManage, and a number of startups, and has shepherded large software projects through all stages of development: from inception, design, engineering, and testing to deployment, support and marketing in environments ranging from start-up to large corporation to nonprofit.
Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director, Oakland Institute, Oakland, CA
Anuradha Mittal, founder and executive director of the Oakland Institute, is an expert on trade, development, human rights and agriculture issues. She has authored and edited numerous books and reports including (Mis)Investment in Agriculture: The Role of the International Finance Corporation in the Global Land Grab; Voices from Africa: African Farmers and Environmentalists Speak out Against a New Green Revolution; Sahel: A Prisoner of Starvation; Going Gray in the Golden State: The Reality of Poverty Among Seniors in Oakland, California; and Turning the Tide: Challenging the Right on Campus; America Needs Human Rights.
Anuradha is on the board and advisory committees of several non profit organizations including the Right Livelihood Award (also known as the Alternative Nobel Prize), the International Forum on Globalization, and is a member of the independent board of Ben & Jerry's. She was named as the Most Valuable Thinker in 2008 by the Nation magazine.