About the speaker:
Daniel Howden is a long-form writer and journalist specialising in migration. He is the Director of Lighthouse Reports, a non-profit media house the builds open newsrooms on topics touching on migration, conflict and corruption. Previous work includes stints as a correspondent with The Economist, The Guardian and The Independent, where he was Africa Correspondent for five years. He was the senior editor of Refugees Deeply, an award-winning platform dedicated to global coverage of forced migration.
His reporting on the consequences from Europe’s ‘refugee crisis’ from Greece to Niger has been recognised with the Migration Media Award, a place as finalist in the Online Journalism Awards and a nomination for the inaugural True Story Award.