In addition to a wide range of experts located in dozens of countries, Amnesty can offer media spokespeople from its UK office.
These are listed (in alphabetical order) below.

For media requests concerning all Amnesty spokespeople - whether at Amnesty UK or globally - please contact the Amnesty International UK media office.

Allan Hogarth (Head of Policy & Government Affairs)

Allan Hogarth (Head of Policy & Government Affairs)

Areas of expertise: UK foreign policy and tensions between trade versus human rights. Government compliance on range of human rights issues and political debates relating to rights.

Year joined Amnesty:1996

Twitter: @hogihogarth

Chiara Capraro (Women’s Rights Programme Manager)

Chiara Capraro (Women’s Rights Programme Manager)

Areas of expertise: Women’s Rights

Year joined Amnesty: 2018

Twitter: @chiaracapraro

Eilidh Macpherson (Campaigns Manager - Individuals at Risk)

Eilidh Macpherson (Campaigns Manager - Individuals at Risk)

Areas of expertise: Amnesty’s work with Individuals at Risk, public mobilisation, reproductive rights, the death penalty, Amnesty's Write for Rights campaign.

Year joined Amnesty: 2017

Twitter: @eilidhmac

 

 

Felix Jakens (Head of Priority Campaigns)

Felix Jakens (Head of Priority Campaigns)

Areas of expertise: Managing the portfolio of work that the team is doing on campaigning for individuals at risk around the work. Leading on Write for Rights.

Twitter: @felixjakens

Ghias Aljundi (Campaigner -Refugees)

Areas of expertise: Refugee Campaigner

Twitter: @galjundi

Jonathan Cornejo (Campaigner – Crisis & Tactical)

Jonathan Cornejo (Campaigner – Crisis & Tactical)

Areas of expertise: human rights crises, rapid response. Countries: Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Myanmar.

Year joined Amnesty: 2014

Twitter: @Jon_Cornejo

Kristyan Benedict (Campaign Manager – Crisis & Tactical)

Kristyan Benedict (Campaign Manager – Crisis & Tactical)

Areas of expertise: Syria, Israel/Palestine, Armed Conflict

Year joined Amnesty: 2003

Twitter: @KreaseChan

Lucy Wake (Government and Political Relations Manager)

Lucy Wake (Government and Political Relations Manager)

Areas of expertise: Government and Political Relations

Twitter: @lucywake

Lydia Parker (Campaigner - Human Rights in the UK)

Areas of expertise: Human Rights in the UK

Naomi McAuliffe (Scotland Programme Director)

Naomi McAuliffe (Scotland Programme Director)

Areas of expertise: Lead spokesperson for the media in Scotland. Covers most human rights issues domestically and internationally, with particular expertise in women’s rights, sexual and reproductive rights, devolution, Scottish Government’s international relations and Police Scotland.

Year joined Amnesty: 2005

Twitter: @NaomiMc

Olly Sprague (Programme Director - Military, Security and Police)

Areas of Expertise: The arms and security trade, defence, armed conflict and human rights, police use of force, including Taser.

Year joined Amnesty: 2016 (October)

Twitter: @ollysprague

Patrick Corrigan (Northern Ireland Programme Director and Head of Nations & Regions)

Patrick Corrigan (Northern Ireland Programme Director and Head of Nations & Regions)

Areas of expertise: Lead spokesperson for Amnesty International in Northern Ireland. Covers a range of human rights issues, both domestic and international.

Year joined Amnesty: 1997

Twitter: @patrickcorrigan 

Peter Frankental (Economic Relations Programme Director)

Peter Frankental (Economic Relations Programme Director)

Areas of expertise: Business and human rights, trade and investment

Year joined Amnesty: 1998

Polly Truscott (Foreign Affairs Adviser)

Areas of expertise: country situations; thematical areas such as the death penalty and international peace keeping; international government organisations including the UN; and international human rights law.

Twitter: @pollyinthecity

Rachel Logan (Law and Human Rights Programme Director)

Rachel Logan (Law and Human Rights Programme Director)

Areas of expertise: Barrister and expert in human rights and humanitarian law and policy.

Focus areas include: UK human rights legal framework, security and counter-terrorism, extraterritorial obligations and conflict, UN and other international rights obligations 

Year joined Amnesty: 2014

Twitter: @rachelrlogan
 

Sara Rydkvist (Priority Campaign Manager)

Sara Rydkvist (Priority Campaign Manager)

Areas of expertise: Human Rights Defenders

Year joined Amnesty: 2009

Twitter: @SaraRydkvist

Steve Valdez-Symonds (Refugee and Migrant Rights Programme Director)

Steve Valdez-Symonds (Refugee and Migrant Rights Programme Director)

Areas of expertise: Refugee and migrant rights: the UK immigration, asylum and nationality systems; and the situation of refugees and migrants globally, especially in and neighbouring Europe.

Year joined Amnesty: 2014

Twitter: @stevesymondsAI

Tom Davies (Campaign Manager - I Welcome)

Areas of expertise: Refugee Campaign Manager

Twitter: @tomdavies77

Tim Gee (Campaign Manager - Human Rights in the UK)

Areas of expertise: Human Rights in the UK