Staff

General enquiries to War on Want should be made on our contact page.

To contact staff individually, the email address is their first initial then their surname, followed by @waronwant.org

Adina Claire

Interim 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

Rose Urbanovich

Senior Fundraising Officer (Individuals)

Asha Pond

Senior Fundraising Officer (Major Gifts) 

Gayatri Dev

Fundraising Officer

Kate Charteris

Senior Officer Data

Ross Hemingway

Senior Communications and Media Officer

Campaigns department

Liz McKean

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 (Africa)

Thulsi Narayanasamy

Senior International Programmes Officer (Asia and Pacific)

Hamza Hamouchene

Senior International Programmes Officer (North Africa and West Asia)

Seb Munoz

Senior International Programmes Officer (Latin America)

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The Times: ‘Exploited’ workers, hotels and online shopping funded by aid

9 December 2016 - 9:00am

War on Want in The Times. A recent report by nine charities including RIAO-RDC, a Congolese NGO, and the western charities Grain and War on Want, levels a string of criticisms against Feronia, including allegations of land grabs, low pay and exploitation, writes Billy Kenber. 

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War on Want gives evidence to MPs on DFID’s ‘shameful’ CDC Bill

7 December 2016 - 12:45pm

The government has serious case to answer when UK taxpayers’ money ends up in the coffers of a palm oil company linked to land grabs and labour violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The lack of oversight and due diligence is shocking, particularly when DFID is seeking to siphon off more of the public’s money to its private equity arm, CDC Group.

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