Ismail Einashe and Geesje van Haren
Ismail Einashe is an award-winning journalist and writer based between Nairobi and London who has written for The Guardian, The Sunday Times, BBC News, ArtReview, Frieze, Foreign Policy, among many others. At present, he is a Senior Journalist at Lost in Europe, a cross-border journalism project, which investigates the disappearance of child migrants in Europe. Ismail has co-edited the book, Lost in Media: Migrant Perspectives and the Public Sphere , a collection of essays on the representations of migrants and refugees in the European media. Ismail is also a member of the editorial board of the Tate Etc. the magazine of the Tate Galleries.
Geesje van Haren has run her own media organization VersPers for over 15 years. Geesje is the driving force of the Lost in Europe project and leads a growing team of journalists in Europe. She coordinates the research on the ground, brings the team together, works in the field and is responsible for fundraising. Geesje also has extensive experience as a media producer in the Netherlands and she teaches investigative journalism, entrepreneurship and photography. She is also founder of the private school for investigative journalism Open Eyes Amsterdam.