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

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. 

Mr. Hossam Bahgat
Chairperson
Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights 
(Egypt) 
Ms. Cathy Albisa
Treasurer
National Economic and Social Rights Initiative
(United States)
 
Ms. Ximena Andión-Ibañez  
(Mexico)
 
Mr. Saeed Baloch
Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum
(Pakistan)
 
Ms. Minerva Gonzales 
ESCR-Asia
(The Philippines)
 
Mr. Legborsi Saro Pyagbara
(Nigeria)
Ms. Sandra Ratjen  
(Switzerland)

 

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 and London.

Chris Grove
Director

Tatiana Béjar
Economic Policy and Corporate Accountability
Program Facilitator

Graciela Dede 
Women and ESCR
Program Officer

Thea Gelbspan 
Membership and Solidarity Coordinator

Daniela Ikawa
Strategic Litigation
Program Officer

Ivahanna Larrosa
Campaign Coordinator
NGO Coalition for the OP-ICESCR

  

Georgia Marman
Development Assistant

  

Dominic Renfrey
Corporate Accountability and Economic Policy
Program Officer

  

Sergio Rozalén
Communications Coordinator

  

Greta Salazar de Villacis
Institutional Development Coordinator

  

Susie Talbot
Senior Legal Officer

  

Anne Treaba
Office Assistant 

Read staff biographies here.