Who We Are

Mission and Principles

ESCR-Net Members —over 280 social movements, NGOs and advocates across 75 countries— “seek to build a global movement to make human rights and social justice a reality for all.” Read more...

Learn more about our Members...

Board

ESCR-Net’s Board is elected every three years from and by Members based on principles of regional diversity, gender balance and inclusion of grassroots groups. 

Francisco Rocael
Board Chair
(Guatemala)

Cathy Albisa

Sandra Ratjen
Secretary
(Switzerland)

Ruth Aura-Odhiambo                             
(Kenya)

Saeed Baloch

Hasan Barghouthi           

Herman Kumara

Read Board members biographies here. 

Secretariat

ESCR-Net Secretariat staff members facilitate the strategic dialogue and collective action of Members, with a primary office in New York City and staff in Montevideo, Cairo, Toronto, and London.

 

Chris Grove
Executive Director

  

 

Joie Chowdhury
Program Facilitator

  

 

Francesca Feruglio
Monitoring
Program Coordinator

 

Aya Fujimura-Fanselow
Women and ESCR
Program Coordinator

  

 

Thea Gelbspan 
Membership and Solidarity Director

  

 

Daniela Ikawa
Strategic Litigation
Program Coordinator

  

Georgia Marman
Development Assistant
  

 

Alexandra Montgomery
Corporate Accountability
Program Coordinator

  

Sergio Rozalén
Communications Coordinator
  

 

Leanne Sajor
Economic Policy
Program Coordinator

  

 

Greta Salazar de Villacis
Institutional Development Director

  

 

Sally Sami
MENA Region
Membership and Program Facilitator
 

  

 

Susie Talbot
Legal Director

  

Anne Treaba
Finance Associate

 

 
   
   

Read staff biographies here.