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Asad Rehman

Executive Director

International Programmes department

Saranel Benjamin

International Programmes Director

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)

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

Fundraising & Communications department

Adina Claire

Fundraising & Communications 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

Senior Officer Data

Marienna Pope-Weidemann

Press Officer – mweidemann@waronwant.org

Tim Chuah

Digital Assistant

Zak Suffee

Communications Assistant

Finance & Administration department

Akila Lingham

Interim Finance and Operations Director

David Rudkin

Office Manager

Hilary Foote

Finance Officer

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