Who We Are

Mission and Principles

ESCR-Net Members —over 270 social movements, NGOs and advocates across 70 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 across more than 70 countries


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. 

Cathy Albisa
Ruth Aura-Odhiambo                             
Saeed Baloch
Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum
Hasan Barghouthi           
Herman Kumara
(Sri Lanka)
Human Rights Consultant 
Francisco Rocael

Read Board members biographies here. 


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, Montreal, and London.

Chris Grove
Executive Director

Aya Fujimura-Fanselow
Women and ESCR
Program Coordinator


Thea Gelbspan 
Membership and Solidarity Director


Daniela Ikawa
Strategic Litigation
Program Coordinator


Ivahanna Larrosa
Campaign Coordinator
NGO Coalition for the OP-ICESCR


Giyoun Kim
Monitoring and ESCR
Program Advisor


Georgia Marman
Development Assistant


Dominic Renfrey
Corporate Accountability and Economic Policy
Program Coordinator


Sergio Rozalén
Communications Coordinator


Greta Salazar de Villacis
Institutional Development Director


Sally Sami
MENA Region
Membership and Program Facilitator


Susie Talbot
Legal Director

   Anne Treaba
   Office Assistant 

Read staff biographies here.