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Asad Rehman

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Ruth Ormston

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Doreen Channa

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David Rudkin

Office Manager

Hilary Foote

Finance Officer

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Adina Claire

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Rose Urbanovich

Senior Fundraising Officer (Individuals)

Asha Pond

Senior Fundraising Officer (Major Gifts) 

Gayatri Dev

Fundraising Officer

Kate Charteris

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Marienna Pope-Weidemann

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Liz McKean

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Jackie Simpkins

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Owen Espley

Senior Campaigns Officer (Economic Justice)

Ryvka Barnard

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Mark Dearn

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Nadia Idle

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Saranel Benjamin

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Thulsi Narayanasamy

Senior International Programmes Officer (Asia and Pacific)

Hamza Hamouchene

Senior International Programmes Officer (North Africa and West Asia)

Seb Ordonez Munoz

Senior International Programmes Officer (Latin America)

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