Greg Palast, founder of The Palast Investigative Fund, is an internationally renowned investigative reporter whose work appears in The Guardian, Rolling Stone and on BBC television news.
Palast is the author of four New York Times bestsellers focused on vote suppression, including The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.
While best known for his 20-year long investigation of racial vote suppression, he has filmed and written investigative reports on financial fraud, the oil industry and more, reporting from the Arctic to the Amazon. Before entering journalism, Palast, a forensic economist and statistician, led investigations for 26 states’ attorneys general and regulators, the US Justice Department and the governments of eight nations. He has lectured at the Cambridge University department of Applied Economics, University of São Paulo, Harvard, Oxford, and Trinity College Dublin where Palast is a patron of the philosophical society. He is the principal author of the United Nations guide to corporate regulation.