While at Mencap I worked across health and criminal justice campaigns, managing a small team. One of the campaigns – Stand by Me – focused on disability hate crime. It led to changes in the law and strong media coverage.
While at Action Medical Research, I developed a fully integrated public affairs strategy aimed at reducing premature baby death. The campaign involved the design and project management of a fully automated e-campaigning site. Recruited 2,000 website and 8,000 Facebook campaigners,
I cofounded the campaign against the Digital Economy Act – a bill that said that individuals could be disconnected from the internet, without trial, if they were accused of illegally downloading music. Over a 7 month period, we mobilised 20,000
While at the Stroke Association, I set up the integrated Life After Stroke campaign which aimed to ensure that every stroke survivor had the right to make their best possible recovery and to change the perception that stroke was an
I have also shot photographs and video in settings as diverse as fabrication yards for the oil and gas industry, a psychiatric unit for young people (where I spent a year negotiating access), inside a neurosurgery theatre and schools.
In 2011, I got involved in supporting Dan Sencier, in a case which revolves around freedom of speech and right to protest. It also has a wider significance as it plays to the heart of how the state uses citizens’
In 2012, I spoke with award-winning writer RJ Ellory.
The Ebola crisis in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia has dominated the media and it is easy to feel as though there is nothing you can do. Memuna Janneh felt differently and this podcast tells the story behind her Lunchboxgift
A podcast on New Orleans and the music that powers it. Featuring Dj Lil Koko (Kate Pieroudis).
What is the point of music? Is it the creative wet dream of a genius or the ramblings of a madwoman? An act of rebellion or a way to peace? Sometimes, it is nothing more than a few strummed chords.
When I was at school, a fellow pupil took a photo of me doing a “v” sign. A week later, I started paying him money to keep quiet. Only six months later, did I tearfully admit to my parents what
I met a woman, at a children’s birthday party, who told me an amazing story.