Micael Pereira, Portugal, is an investigative journalist at the Portuguese newspaper Expresso.

Pereira has been doing journalism since 1994 and is the correspondent of Reporters Without Borders for Portugal. He has reported on corruption cases not only in his country but also in some Latin American and African countries. He has been involved in several ICIJ investigations.

He is the author of the documentary "Black Trail", a 2021 award-winning European co-production with the EIC network, about why ships continue to burn the dirtiest fuels. He worked on other EIC investigations, including Football Leaks and Malta Files.

With OCCRP, he joined the Suisse Secrets project. He was also part of the team of Cities for Rent, a collaborative investigation on corporate landlords run by Arena for Journalism in Europe that won the European Press Prize 2022 for Innovation.