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Liz McKean

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Ruth Ogier

Head of International Programmes

Seb Ordonez Munoz

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Sabrina Espeleta

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Jackie Simpkins

Trade Unions Officer

Owen Espley

Senior Campaigns Officer (Economic Justice)

Ryvka Barnard

Senior Campaigns Officer (Militarism and Security)

Chi-Chi Shi

Campaigns Officer (Militarism and Security)

Leah Sullivan

Senior Campaigns Officer (Trade)

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Holly Blaxill

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TJ Chuah

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Natalia Guidorzi

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Gayatri Dev

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Marcin Matuszek

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Heather Getty

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Hilary Foote

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