I'm the former Head of Campaigns & Advocacy at ActionAid International and was Director of Policy and Campaigns at ActionAid UK from 2007 – 2012. My campaigning background is rooted in the anti-dictatorship, anti-poverty, pro-national development struggles in the Philippines from the mid-70s to the late ‘80s, when the Marcos regime was ousted.
Brie has over 7 years experience in online campaigning. Starting out with the innovative Australian online advocacy group GetUp! Brie then went on to work for a number of UK NGOs including Oxfam and the Global Campaign for Education, helping them build better online campaigning communities. She's now UK Country Director at Change.org, the world's largest online petition website with 65 million users worldwide and 4.5 million in the UK.
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Papa is an account manager at Blue State Digital. Recently he has worked on projects for the Labour Party, Scottish Labour Party, New Economics Foundation, Royal Albert Hall, Greenpeace and 38 Degrees. Papa works closely with the BSD tools and the technology teams.
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Rachel Collinson was voted in the UK's Top 50 Most Influential People in Fundraising. Over her 15 year career in the nonprofit digital sector, she has worked with dozens of local, national and international campaigns and fundraising drives, from small charities to big household names. Her most high-profile projects have been the 'Save Santa's Home' campaign for Greenpeace and '64 For Suu' for the Burma Campaign UK.
I am an independent consultant who provides services to non-governmental organisations, companies, social enterprises, local government, and individuals. I support organisations and individuals to think strategically about the challenges they face and how to respond positively to change.
John has 12 years experience in comms for high profile public, private and voluntary sector organisations. He's worked for War on Want, ActionAid, Make Poverty history, Gov departments and sold milk.
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Wai Hnin is human rights activist from Burma. She works as a Campaigns Officer at Burma Campaign UK. She has worked closely with other human rights campaigns groups such as Amnesty International, Prisoners of Consciences and Christian Solidarity Worldwide.
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Katherine is a Campaigns Director at Change.org, the world's largest petition platform. Prior to joining Change.org Katherine was Media Manager for anti-poverty campaign group ONE and worked for the National AIDS Trust.
Kirsty is a former Downing Street advisor, and a strategy consultant to some of the world’s leading charities and campaigning organisations. Her clients include Save the Children, ActionAid, UNICEF, ARK, Stonewall, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, Global Witness, Crisis Action and the Population Council. She has written on politics, campaigning and international affairs for outlets including The Telegraph and New Statesman. You can see a collection of her writing at www.kirstymcneill.com
David is Executive Director of 38 Degrees working with other groups, charities and individuals to build our people powered movement. David makes sure that 38 Degrees’ campaigns are led by its members and achieve real impact.
John Stewart, is at the forefront of campaigning against the expansion of Heathrow. Here's how the Guardian introduced him: "chairs Hacan Clearskies, which sounds like a Turkish cloudspotters' association but is actually one of Europe's largest aviation groups, made up of 5,000 paid-up members and nearly 60 resident and amenity groups from across London and the south-east.
Lucy-Anne Holmes is an actress and writer living in Brighton. She founded the No More Page 3 campaign and is the author of several novels.
Iris is a senior campaigner at Greenpeace, currently on a mission to Save The Arctic. She started working for NGOs aged 19 including Peace One Day and The Elders, then had adventures setting up the European Climate Foundation and helping the McCartney family launch Meat Free Mondays before settling at Greenpeace in 2010.
Kajal campaigns at Change.org. She previously supported young people to get into politics at UK Youth Parliament and campaigned for charities on a range of issues from homelessness to cancer support.
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Before becoming a freelance campaigns consultant in July 2013, Hannah Lownsbrough was the founding Campaigns Director of 38 Degrees, a community of UK citizens campaigning together on the issues they care about. As a consultant, her clients have included GetUp.org.au, Friends of the Earth, SumOfUs.org and Save the Children International.