Jesús Escudero, Spain, is an investigative data researcher with 10 years of experience in gathering, analyzing and visualizing data.

He currently works as a data journalist on a project in the Demographic Dynamics Group at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) after working for seven years in the first data unit ever created in a Spanish media organization, at El Confidencial, and then as a freelancer.

Escudero participated in the Pulitzer-winning Panama Papers investigation, for which he was recognized with the Best Journalist Award 2016 along with the Spanish team which participated in the project.

He also worked on the FinCEN Files, a finalist at the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. His last investigation to date was Pandora Papers, where he was part of the ICIJ data and research team.