OAK team & collaborators

The structure of OAK is based on multidisciplinary teams. Each project has specific needs and the agency seeks to employ the right professionals for each subject, either from the existing team or by finding suitable collaborators.

Javier Corso

OAK Director & Photographer I Audiovisual Coordinator

OAK stories director and founder.  Corso coordinates every project undertaken by the different teams. He is also responsible for the audiovisual section. Javier began working as a documentary photographer in 2011. His projects have been published, awarded and exhibited worldwide.

Alex Rodal

OAK Chief Research Officer & Criminologist

As an OAK chief research officer, Rodal puts his skills as a criminologist at the service of the investigation process of each project. His work is essential in the phase of documentation and pre-production.

Guillem Trius

Photographer, Journalist & Filmmaker

As a photographer and journalist, Guillem has worked in countries such as Ethiopia, Senegal, Gambia, Greece or Niger publishing articles and photographs in international media. Graduated in journalism and Master's Degree in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism from the London College of Communication. 

Raúl Moreno


Having worked for several years in various media as a photojournalist, he made the decision to turn in their work and personal lives mainly developing projects of human and environmental fields. His works has been published in some national and international media.

Wayra Ficapal

Journalist & Photographer

Wayra is a journalist specialized in International Relations. She exercises her profession in a committed way, using both words and images to tell stories from a single point of view, explaining global realities through individual stories. He also believes in journalism with values, honest and sensitive. 

Lautaro Bolaño

Filmmaker & Film Editor

Filmmaker and co-founder of OAK stories, Bolaño collaborate in the camera department and also in the post-production film process. Lautaro uses his training in the field of cinematic fiction to conduct documentary filmmaking.

Mingo Venero


Venero is an award winning photographer committed to human rights and social justice. His documentary work is focused on social inequalities and childhood rights, giving visibility and voice to the most disadvantaged people. Since 2006, Mingo has been developed projects and commissions with diffrent NGO's arround the world. He is also recognized as a great street photographer, member of different collectives and professor.

Elena Hermosa

OAK Advisor & Storyteller

Hermosa is a independent storyteller, professor and our principal advisor in public relations with the media, agencies, production companies, foundations and organizations

Neus Marmol

Producer & Journalist

Journalist and co-founder of OAK stories, Marmol leads the preproduction of the projects and manages the needs and contacts on the ground. She practices journalism in a committed way and at the service of human stories.

Miquel Martí Villalba

Designer & Web Master

Miquel is the OAK designer and webmaster. We work together to improve our window to the world, joining our philosophy with branding concepts to show our projects in their whole dimension. Villalba is a passionate of creative processes, perfectionist and enthusiast of the projects whom demand multidisciplinary team works. He is specialist in digital design based on user experience processes.

Kouta Kurosu 

Fixer & Producer

Kouta is a trilingual freelancer borned in Brazil and based in Japan. He has been working for production companies as a translator, interpreter, coordinator, driver and now as a OAK producer for the Matagi project. 

OAK stories


In Benin, there is an active network of illegal trafficking of petrol from Nigeria since 1970. Benin does not have enough gas stations to supply the population and the existing ones cannot compete with the lower prices set by the illegal trafficking of petrol by smugglers.


OAK stories


The problem of land tenure in Colombia is the country’s oldest conflict. The struggle for control of the land’s wealth, and the right to exploit its resources, is an ongoing dispute in which the weakest struggles for its survival.