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. 

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, 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.