George Arbuthnott is the Deputy Editor of The Sunday Times’s Insight Investigations Team. He is an award-winning journalist who uses innovative and in-depth research techniques to investigate human rights abuses, miscarriages of justice, companies, organisations and individuals within an ethical framework around the world. He was recently involved in exposing the global doping scandal in athletics, uncovering the evidence that led to a criminal inquiry into Jose Mourinho’s tax affairs and exposing alleged war crimes committed by Britain’s Special Air Service in Afghanistan. His two-year investigative campaign into human trafficking in the UK was praised by The Prime Minister and helped shape Britain’s Modern Slavery Bill, the first anti-slavery law in the UK since the 19th century.
George Arbuthnott was selected for the for the 2016 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘The Fifa Scandal’