Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, United States, was the lead reporter for ICIJ's China Cables.

She is an investigative journalist covering China from Washington, D.C. She previously worked as a reporter and editor for Foreign Policy magazine and a national security reporter for The Daily Beast, and has also published with The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and The New York Times.

She has published numerous ground-breaking investigations regarding China's covert funding and political influence in the United States and elsewhere in the world. Bethany previously spent four years in China. She speaks and reads Chinese.