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WHO MAKES IT HAPPEN
Mariana Katzarova, is the Founder of RAW. Originally from Bulgaria, she was a founder of the first independent newspaper in Bulgaria in 1989, called “Democracy”. After working for 15 years in the war zones of Bosnia, Kosovo and Chechnya, including 10 years as the researcher on Russia and Chechnya at Amnesty International in London, Mariana founded RAW in 2006.
Barry Cohen is a trustee of RAW and a journalist and editor covering international financial issues. He previously served as Foreign Editor of the New Statesman and has contributed economic, political and investigative articles to many publications in the UK and abroad. He has also participated in various organisations promoting human rights in Africa and the Middle East.
Nathalie Losekoot is a RAW trustee and the Senior Programme Officer for Europe at Article 19, the international human rights group campaigning for freedom of expression. Previously she worked for Amnesty International and for the Eurasia Foundation in Kyrgyzstan. Nathalie has a particular interest in the CIS region, linking human rights with development.
Friederike Behr is a RAW trustee and a researcher for Amnesty International. based in Moscow. In addition to human rights she is interested in theatre and the arts - especially where the later helps to promote human rights.
Previous RAW people:
Nick Williams is a former trustee of RAW and a lawyer in the international NGO sector, currently working as Legal Councel for Amnesty International. He is passionate about international human rights and, having trained as a litigator in the commercial sector, has worked for a number of rights based organisations both in the UK and abroad.
Nerys Lee, after 25 years at Amnesty International as campaigner and researcher on Western Europe, has been working with Mariana on developing RAW. She is RAW's Company Secretary.
Louis Greig, is
a former trustee of RAW. He is a stock broker with JP Morgan and a patron of a
number of charitable organizations, including the London Committee of
Human Rights Watch.
Marianne Craig, is a former RAW trustee who runs her own career coaching business. She is the founder of Mirus, a low-cost coaching project, which brings together coaches to work with human rights activists and social entrepreneurs.