Meet Our Team

These are the people who make it happen.

We’re a diverse team of individuals with a wealth of experience across varied sectors, ready to make a change.

 Senior Leadership Team

Christopher Barnard   President & Founder

Christopher Barnard
President & Founder

Maz Shakibaii   Chief Operating Officer

Maz Shakibaii
Chief Operating Officer

Rob Duffy   Development Director

Rob Duffy
Development Director

Michael Horne   National Policy Director

Michael Horne
National Policy Director

Marcin Branowski   Campus Outreach Director

Marcin Branowski
Campus Outreach Director

Kirsty Finlayson   Communications Director

Kirsty Finlayson
Communications Director

Jason Reed   Digital Marketing Director

Jason Reed
Digital Marketing Director

Maria Chaplia   Donor Relations Officer

Maria Chaplia
Donor Relations Officer

 Communications Team

Kirsty Finlayson   Communications Director

Kirsty Finlayson
Communications Director

Danny Al-Khafaji   Head of Internal Communications

Danny Al-Khafaji
Head of Internal Communications

Jesse Bedayn   Editor

Jesse Bedayn
Editor

 

 Development Team

Rob Duffy   Development Director

Rob Duffy
Development Director

Tristan Hardy  North American Affairs Director

Tristan Hardy
North American Affairs Director

Maria Chaplia   Donor Relations Officer

Maria Chaplia
Donor Relations Officer

Lydia Ibrahim   Business Development Officer

Lydia Ibrahim
Business Development Officer

 Policy & Research Team

Michael Horne   National Policy Director

Michael Horne
National Policy Director

Toby Fitzsimmons   Policy Researcher

Toby Fitzsimmons
Policy Researcher

Romy Haber   Policy Researcher

Romy Haber
Policy Researcher

Connor Tomlinson   Policy Researcher

Connor Tomlinson
Policy Researcher

Amin Haque   Policy Researcher

Amin Haque
Policy Researcher

Lily Alimi   Policy Researcher

Lily Alimi
Policy Researcher

Connor Axiotes   Policy Researcher

Connor Axiotes
Policy Researcher

Patrick O’Connor   Policy Researcher

Patrick O’Connor
Policy Researcher

Miles Holder   Policy Researcher

Miles Holder
Policy Researcher

Matthew Norris   Policy Researcher

Matthew Norris
Policy Researcher

 

 Outreach Team

Marcin Branowski   Campus Outreach Director

Marcin Branowski
Campus Outreach Director

Daniel Sydenham   Outreach Officer

Daniel Sydenham
Outreach Officer

Russell Coates   Northern Ireland Outreach Officer

Russell Coates
Northern Ireland Outreach Officer

Lauren McKenry   Wales Outreach Officer

Lauren McKenry
Wales Outreach Officer

 Social Media Team

Jason Reed   Digital Marketing Director

Jason Reed
Digital Marketing Director

Amelia Palmer   Social Media & Merchandise Officer

Amelia Palmer
Social Media & Merchandise Officer

Ellie Varley   Graphic Designer

Ellie Varley
Graphic Designer

Billy Stephens   Digital Content Strategist

Billy Stephens
Digital Content Strategist

Joe Oakes   Digital Marketing Officer

Joe Oakes
Digital Marketing Officer