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Asad Rehman

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Saranel Benjamin

International Programmes Director

Seb Ordonez Munoz

Senior International Programmes Officer (Latin America)

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Liz McKean

Campaigns and Policy Director

Jackie Simpkins

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Owen Espley

Senior Campaigns Officer (Economic Justice)

Ryvka Barnard

Senior Campaigns Officer (Militarism and Security)

Jean Blaylock

Senior Campaigns Officer (Trade)

Marienna Pope-Weidemann

Press Officer 

Tim Chuah

Digital Assistant

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Sam Harris

Fundraising Director

Rose Urbanovich

Senior Fundraising Officer (Individuals)

Asha Pond

Senior Fundraising Officer (Major Gifts) 

Vicky Crompton

Senior Fundraising Officer (Major Gifts) 

Gayatri Dev

Fundraising Officer

Kate Charteris

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Ruth Ormston

Finance and Administration Director

David Rudkin

Office Manager

Hilary Foote

Finance Officer

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