Marianne Kristensen - Projects and Development Manager
Charlotte Broyd - Communications Manager
Camilla Alonzo joined the Equal Rights Trust in January 2016. She is a qualified solicitor, having trained and practised as an employment lawyer at an international law firm in London. Camilla’s work as an employment lawyer included advising on contentious issues involving discrimination and equality law, and conducting proceedings in the Employment Tribunal and High Court. Camilla has also spent time interning at REDRESS and Rights Watch (UK), where she assisted with strategic litigation before domestic and regional courts and with drafting international advocacy submissions. Immediately prior to starting at the Trust, she spent three months working for the Civil Party Lead-Co-Lawyers Section of the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Camilla holds an MA in Law from the University of Cambridge, and an LLM in Public International Law and Human Rights from the London School of Economics, where she was awarded the Laura Devine Prize for the Best Performance in Human Rights.
Karin Frodé - Advocacy and Programmes Officer
Karin has a background in legal research and advocacy from working with charities, UN bodies and academic institutions. Prior to joining the Trust she worked as a researcher at a children’s charity in London. In this role she conducted socio-legal research in the field of children’s rights for consultancies with a range of UNICEF offices around the world. Other work experience include academic research concerning the right of children to be heard in judicial proceedings and socio-legal research for a human rights organisation based in Thailand. Karin has also spent time interning at UNHCR and ARTICLE 19 in London where she assisted the Legal Teams with legal research and advocacy in the field of refugee law and freedom of expression.
Karin holds a Bachelor of Civil Law (Master of Laws) with distinction from the University of Oxford and an LLB in Law and Human Rights from the University of Essex with nine academic awards.
Lucy Maxwell - Legal and Programmes Officer
Lucy has undertaken human rights litigation for governments in Australia and the U.K., and, in a pro bono capacity, for two leading NGOs. Lucy contributed to regional human rights litigation on behalf of politically active journalists while at the Media Legal Defence Initiative in London, and a successful right to education class action while at the Legal Resources Centre in South Africa. Lucy is the co-founder of a human rights law reform program for young lawyers in Australia whose work regularly features in national media.
Lucy holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne.
Yashasvi Chandra - Projects Assistant