María Teresa Ronderos, Colombia, is a journalist and the director and co-founder of the Latin American Center for Investigative Journalism (CLIP), which since 2019 has published 22 cross-border investigations with more than 80 partners.
Ronderos has held different editorial positions in diverse media in Colombia. She founded and directed VerdadAbierta.com, which specialised in investigating war and peace in her native country.
She is the author of several books, the most recent of which is the bestseller
"Guerras Recicladas" (2014), about the history of paramilitarism.
Her investigative journalism career has been recognised with two Simón Bolívar Colombian national awards (2014, 2021), the Maria Moors Cabot (2007) and the Ortega & Gasset (2019) awards.
Ronderos serves on the boards of the Media Defence and Media Development Investment Fund. She has participated in four investigations with ICIJ.