Chair and Commissioners
Legal & Strategy
Head of Strategy & Legal
Kavita is a qualified lawyer. She leads the Commission’s Strategy and Legal team. Kavita is experienced in designing and delivering human rights capacity building projects in both the public and private sectors.
Legal Officer - Rights Based Approach
Cathy is a qualified solicitor and Legal Officer at the Commission. She leads the Commission’s work in promoting a human rights based approach, with a particular focus on health and social care.
Seán is a qualified solicitor and Legal Officer at the Commission. He provides legal and policy advice and leads the Commission’s work on social security and interventions in civil proceedings.
Alison is the research officer at the Commission. She supports the Commission's research needs by developing and managing external research contracts and undertaking primary and secondary research.
Diego leads the work of the Commission on legislative scrutiny and engagement with the international human rights system. Diego also acts as a prison inspector for the Commission.
Lauren provides support to the delivery of projects by the Strategy & Legal team. This includes research support to policy and legal work, coordination of events and general administrative support.
Communications & Participation
Comms & Participation Manager
Emma leads the Communications and Participation team. She is a strategic campaigner and communications leader with 15 years' experience of managing social justice projects, programme and organisations.
Chloë coordinates and delivers a range of activities to ensure that people and organisations are able to participate in both the Commission's work and wider human rights processes.
Media & Communications Officer
Judy coordinates and carries out media, social media and wider communications activities for the Commission. She is an experienced producer and journalist and has previously worked for the BBC.
The Head of Corporate Services leads a team of business support administrators that help the Commission's work through a range of services including finance, HR, governance support, information and records management, statutory compliance, IT and facilities. In addition to day-to-day service delivery, the Corporate Services team works to identify and deliver organisational development projects that contribute to the on-going performance of the organisation. The team is the first point of contact for people contacting the Commission.