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Leah Borromeo

Leah is an award-winning documentary director and journalist with roots in international current affairs and an editor at The Lead. Their film The Mortician of Manila, the story of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs through the eyes of an undertaker, was long-listed for an Academy Award, nominated for a Grierson Award and has won over twenty awards around the world. Leah became an ex-deputy foreign editor at Sky News after driving an armoured personnel carrier into the City of London during the 2009 G20 protests with a performance art group called the Space Hijackers.