Meet our Environment team

Rob Soutar (Environment Editor)

Rob is a writer and editor with more than ten years' experience of specialising in environment and development. Prior to joining the Bureau, he was an editor at China Dialogue, where he commissioned award-winning stories about mining in the Americas.

Misbah Khan (Antimicrobial Resistance Reporter)

Misbah is an environment reporter specialising in antibiotic-resistant superbugs. Previously she was Bureau’s 2022 Aziz Fellow, and has worked as an investigative journalist and researcher on documentaries for ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

She holds a BSc in biomedical sciences and an MA in Near and Middle Eastern studies. She is a co-founder of Identity International, a platform committed to providing critical, in-depth perspectives on minority issues.

Josephine Moulds (Green Finance Reporter)

Josephine Moulds is an experienced investigative journalist working on the Bureau’s project looking into banks, financial institutions and climate change.

She has been a financial journalist for over 15 years, working in-house at the Guardian and the Telegraph and freelancing extensively for the Times.

She has written about companies suing governments for taking climate action, traders shorting climate risk, and conducted an investigation into the UK’s energy from waste scandal.

Elisângela Mendonça (Environment Reporter)

Elisângela Mendonça is an award-winning journalist specialising in climate breakdown and human rights. She is a fellow at the Pulitzer Center Rainforest Investigations Network, a project designed to encourage collaborative investigative reporting, and a member of the Oxford Climate Journalism Network.

Before joining the Bureau, the London-based Brazilian journalist worked for Dow Jones, where she investigated how private equity ownership of nursing homes in the UK could reduce the quality of care.

She has produced multimedia projects for the Canadian newspaper the Globe and Mail, where she looked at everything from Amazonian deforestation to the spread of the Lava Jato corruption crisis across Latin America.

Her writing has also appeared in Mongabay, the Intercept Brazil and the Thomson Reuters Foundation. She holds an MBA in economics and sustainability, an MA in international journalism from City, University of London and a BA in communications.

Andrew Wasley (Environment Reporter)

Andrew is an award-winning investigative journalist specialising in food and farming issues. He is the cofounder of the ethical investigative agency Ecostorm and was editor of the Ecologist magazine between 2010 and 2012.

His book, the Ecologist Guide to Food, was published in 2014. As well as reporting extensively for newspapers and magazines in the UK and beyond, he’s coproduced films for the Guardian, Channel 4 News and KCET/Link TV, among others.

Grace Murray (Impact Producer)

Grace has more than 10 years of experience in environmental politics, policy, and television production. She has worked in Brussels, Edinburgh, Strasbourg and London, including in the European parliament on renewable energy, taxation and VAT legislation.

With a career change into broadcast journalism, she launched Raw Politics, a daily panel show in Brussels, and later a daily digital show for NBC News on the coronavirus pandemic.

She is now working in the Bureau’s Environment team to ensure that investigations have tangible impact beyond publication.