Oleg Khomenok is a member of GIJN’s Board of Directors, and a Senior Media Advisor at Internews Network. In March 2020, he was elected as a member of the Ukrainian Commission on Journalism Ethics. Khomenok has over 25 years of experience in journalism, media education, and managing investigative reporting and media support projects in the post-Soviet media environment. He has been involved in establishing and managing SCOOP projects in Ukraine and Belarus since 2003.
Over the past decade, Khomenok has conducted dozens of journalism training sessions in investigative journalism techniques and strategies for investigative reporters in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Moldova, and other countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia. As coordinator of the award-winning YanukovychLeaks.org, Khomenok worked with a team of Ukrainian reporters who collected tens of thousands of financial documents from the former Ukrainian president, rescuing and publishing them online.