Georg Mascolo, Germany, is the head of the Joint Investigative Group of Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany’s leading newspaper, and the major German public broadcasting companies NDR and WDR. He also acts as a Terrorism Analyst for public television.

Previously, he worked for nearly 25 years for the SPIEGEL Group. From 2008 until 2013, Mascolo was editor-in-chief of Der Spiegel Magazine. He is also a member of the Core Group of the Munich Security Conference.

He has been the Dean of the Bucerius Summer School on Global Governance since 2017. In 2014, he was awarded “Political Journalist of the Year” by the influential professional journal "Medium Magazin".