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Staff and Fellows

Advocacy Officer

Alexandrine leads Privacy International’s strategic programme which is centralised around building a global privacy movement and involves working with and equipping advocates worldwide to engage on fighting for the right to privacy.

Robert L. Bernstein Fellow

Asaf is a Robert L. Bernstein Fellow with Privacy International. The Robert L. Bernstein Fellowships in International Human Rights, established in 1997, enable Yale Law School graduating students to devote a year to full-time human rights advocacy.

Legal Officer

Camilla was admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales in October 2011. She previously worked at Birnberg Peirce Solicitors and specialised in Actions Against the Police; representing victims of trafficking and asylum seekers.

General Counsel

Caroline Wilson Palow is Privacy International’s General Counsel. Caroline leads the legal team and counsels PI’s programmes on legal strategy and risk. Caroline is a US-qualified lawyer who previously specialised in privacy and intellectual property litigation at a prominent US law firm.


Christopher is a Technologist at Privacy International, working within all facets of the organistation he helps to develop and maintain technological solutions to help Privacy International engage with the public and meet its strategic objectives.

Research Officer

Claire is a Research Officer at Privacy International where she investigates the global trade in surveillance technologies and their human rights impacts.

Executive Director

Gus has worked at the intersection of technology and human rights for over fifteen years. He has acted as an external evaluator for UNHCR, advised the UN Special Rapporteur on Terrorism and Human Rights, and has advised a number of other international organisations.

Research Officer

Tom is a Research Officer at Privacy International, working on the Global South. He has a PhD in African Studies from the University of Edinburgh, exploring ethnicity and politics in East Africa.


Ed is a Technologist at Privacy International.  Prior to joining Privacy International, he has worked in various industries, and has been a privacy activist since 2009.  He holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Computer Science from the University of Kent, and has met the academic requirements for a post-

Research Officer

Edin is a Research Officer on the Big Brother Inc project. He focuses on issues related to the export of surveillance technology and provides research in support of PI's litigation work, advocacy strategy and policy recommendations.

Open Web Fellow

Eireann works for PI as an Open Web Fellow on three topics: metadata, malware, and medical device vulnerabilities. 

Research Officer

Eva is a Research Officer at Privacy International and collaborates with international partners on promoting a better awareness of surveillance programmes carried out in countries across Africa, South America and Asia.

Policy Officer

Frederike Kaltheuner develops PI's positions on the privacy and security challenges of connected spaces. 

Director of Campaigns & Development

Harmit Kambo is the Director of Campaigns & Development at Privacy International. He joined us in 2015 to develop greater public engagement in privacy issues, build our brand, lead our campaigns and communications, and shape and implement fundraising strategies.

Grants & Finance Officer

Joanna Oniszk joined Privacy International in 2015 as the Grants and Finance Officer to take on donor coordination and financial management of the organisation.

Policy Officer

Lucy is Policy Officer for the Global South at Privacy International.  She works across the organisation and with international partners to develop policy recommendations and positions based on research project findings.

Communications Officer

Melissa Bryant is a Communications Officer at Privacy International, working to amplify PI’s engagement with its global partners and to raise the profile of the PI international network. 

Communications Officer

Sara Nelson is a Communications Officer for Privacy International and handles the organisation’s external communications, multi-media, social media, and media requests.

Legal Officer

Scarlet is a U.S.-qualified lawyer and was admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales in December 2015.

Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning Officer

As the Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning Officer, Sigma is responsible for the design and delivery of M&E and learning strategy for PI’s strategic programmes.

Advocacy and Policy Team Lead

Tomaso primarily develops the organisation's international advocacy with the UN, the EU and other relevant intergovernmental bodies.