Sheila Coronel became an ICIJ board member in 2017 and currently serves as chair of the board. She is also an ICIJ member.
Coronel is director of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism and Toni Stabile Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia University in New York. She is a co-founder of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism and served as its executive director for many years.
She is the author and editor of more than a dozen books, including Coups, Cults & Cannibals, The Rule-makers: How the Wealthy and Well-Born Dominate Congress, and Pork and other Perks: Corruption and Governance in the Philippines. She has also written textbooks on investigative reporting for journalists in the Philippines, Southeast Asia and the Balkans.
She has received numerous awards for her work, including the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Journalism in 2003.