Ritu Sarin, India, is the executive editor of news and investigations with the The Indian Express group. Her areas of specialization include internal security, money laundering and corruption.
Sarin is one of India’s most renowned reporters and has a career in journalism of over 35 years. She has been an ICIJ member since 1999, and has worked on ICIJ’s Offshore Leaks, Swiss Leaks, the Pulitzer Prize winning Panama Papers, Paradise Papers, Implant Files and FinCEN Files. She has conducted investigative journalism workshops and addressed investigative journalism conferences with a specialization on collaborative journalism in several countries.
She is the author of two books, the last being one on the Panama Papers investigation in India, published in 2019.
Sarin has been recipient of the 2007 Ramnath Goenka Journalist of the Year award. In 2011, she received the Prem Bhatia award for best investigative journalist and in 2017 she along with members of The Indian Express team received the Ramnath Goenka award for investigative journalism for the Panama Papers. In 2018, she was awarded the prestigeous International Press Institute (IPI-India) award for excellenge in journalism, followed in 2019 by the Red Ink award of the Mumbai Press Club for the Implant Files investigation.