Staff

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John Hilary

Executive Director

Finance & Administration department

Ruth Ormston

Finance & Administration Director

David Rudkin

Office Manager

Hilary Foote

Finance Officer

Fundraising & Communications department

Adina Claire

Fundraising & Communications Director

Sahida Zeb

Senior Fundraising Officer (Individuals)

Vicky Crompton

Senior Fundraising Officer (Major Gifts)

Gayatri Dev

Fundraising Officer

Tom Downes

Database Officer

Ross Hemingway

Senior Communications and Media Officer

Campaigns department

Vicki Hird

Campaigns and Policy Director

Jackie Simpkins

Trade Unions Officer

Owen Espley

Senior Campaigns Officer (Economic Justice)

Ryvka Barnard

Senior Campaigns Officer (Militarism and Security)

Mark Dearn

Senior Campaigns Officer (Trade)

Nadia Idle

Activism & Outreach Officer

International Programmes department

Saranel Benjamin

International Programmes Director

Tom Lebert

Senior International Programmes Officer (Resources & Conflict)

Thulsi Narayanasamy

Senior International Programmes Officer (Sweatshops and Plantations)

Ben O'Hanlon

Senior International Programmes Officer (Food Justice)

Seb Munoz

Senior International Programmes Officer (Informal Economy)

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