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Asad Rehman

Executive Director

International Programmes department

Saranel Benjamin

International Programmes Director

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)

Jean Blaylock

Senior Campaigns Officer (Trade)

Marienna Pope-Weidemann

Press Officer 

Tim Chuah

Digital Assistant

Fundraising department

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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