Alberto Arellano, Chile, is director of the Centro de Investigación y Proyectos Periodísticos (CIP) at the Diego Portales University School of Journalism. He also works as a contributor for CIPER, where he previously served as a reporter and editor for six years.
In addition to CIPER, he has written for different national and foreign media, covering areas such as tax havens, the financial and banking system, corruption and the environment.
Arellano's first book "De quién es Chile: Colo-Colo en la era de las sociedades anónimas" ("Whose is Chile: Colo-Colo in the age of Corporations") was published in 2023.
In 2014 and 2022, Arellano received the Journalism of Excellence award from the Alberto Hurtado University, and was a finalist in 2015, 2016 and 2018 for the same award. He also received an honorable mention in the Latin American Prize for Investigative Journalism (COLPIN) in Mexico City in 2014.
Arellano worked with ICIJ as part of the global investigations, the Panama Papers, Paradise Papers and Pandora Papers. He also has a master's degree in history from the Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.