Nils Mulvad

Biografie

Nils Mulvad is a co-founder of farmsubsidy.org. He is the executive director of the Danish International Center for Analytical Reporting, DICAR.

Born 1955, Nils is a co-founder of farmsubsidy.org. He is the executive director of the Danish International Center for Analytical Reporting, DICAR. Along with Kjeld Hansen he applied for and obtained the Danish data on beneficiaries of agricultural subsidies, a case that lasted for 16 months ending in May 2004 with the release of the data. Nils is a trainer in investigative journalism, computer-assisted reporting and interview techniques. Nils Mulvad has conducted training in Denmark, UK, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Serbia, Bosnia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Bangladesh. He participates in research on electronic access in Denmark and is co-author to several reports on that issue. Together with Flemming Svith he is author of two Danish textbooks on Computer-Assisted Reporting, “The New House of the Watchdog” published in 1998 and “Watchdog in the Knowledge Society” published in 2002. Nils Mulvad and Brant Houston, executive director of the US-based Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) were responsible for the two first Global Investigative Journalism Conferences in 2001 and 2003 in Copenhagen. In 2002 Nils initiated the Scoop-project to support investigative journalism in South East Europe and the Ukraine and currently is on its board. Since 2001 he has served as a board-member of the Danish Association for Investigative Journalism. He previously worked at the Danish daily Jyllands-Posten. He operates from Aarhus in Denmark.