Hannah Wright

Hannah Wright is a data and analytics professional, currently working for Iris in London. Her passion for health justice stems from her academic background in Epidemiology & Public Health; she has a BSc in Biomedical Science from UCL and an MSc Epidemiology from...

Hannah Harniess

Hannah Harniess is a physiotherapist by background. Hannah has had a long-standing interest in social justice and is actively involved in a local refugee sponsorship team as well as chairing an early years charity in Tower Hamlets. Her early clinical practice in east...

Lorraine Haye

Lorraine Haye is a Clinical Psychologist within the NHS working in the speciality of long term health conditions. Her experiences of living and working in some of the most deprived communities across the country has fuelled her interest in human rights and health...

Richard Copsey

Richard Copsey graduated from Queen Mary College, London University in history but since 1985 has been a criminal legal aid defence lawyer in Bristol and the North East of England. He was head of department in a nationally known Human Rights legal firm until he set up...

Ben Eder

Ben is a doctor and campaigner, with a background in the Health Justice movement. Ben has completed his foundation training as a junior doctor in the NHS, completing his medical training at the University of Bristol, intercalating in Global Health. Ben was previously...

Rob Abrams

Rob is an organiser with a background in the UK’s climate movement. Having been involved in networks such as People & Planet and Climate Camp, he has experience campaigning around a number of areas related to climate justice including but not limited to...

Annabel Sowemimo

Dr Annabel Sowemimo is a Sexual & Reproductive Health (SRH) doctor and founder of community based organisation – Decolonising Contraception (DC). Her interests include addressing Gender Based Violence and improving SRH access for people of colour. She is a regular...

Siddhartha Mehta

Siddhartha has a background in public health and public interest campaigning. He has been a civil servant in the Public Health system of New Zealand working in the Health Improvement team to improve the built and food environment of Auckland. He was also a Union...

Aiyan Maharasingam

Aiyan is our Campaigns Assistant ─ providing support across our campaigns and operational work. Aiyan came to Medact having worked for an MP for the last two years. Prior to that he enjoyed a brief stint at the campaigns organisation 38 Degrees. 

Lisa Murphy

Lisa Murphy is a Digital Strategist at Public Health England, having previously worked as a junior doctor in East London. She has been involved in advocacy around health inequalities for almost 10 years, primarily working with the Royal College of Paediatrics and...

Anne Schulthess

Anne Schulthess is the Marketing manager at the International Institute for Environment and Development. She holds an MSc in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and prior to joining the communications team at IIED she spent several...

Tom Wakeford

Dr Tom Wakeford is an action researcher at ETC Group (Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration), a small international civil society organisation. He is also Honorary Associate Professor at the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health,...