37 Grays Inn Road
Tel. 020 7278 4443
Fax. 020 7278 4425
To contact each member of staff listed below by email please use the following: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director: Peter Facey
Peter Facey is the founding Director of Unlock Democracy. Peter was formerly the director of our predecessor organisations New Politics Network and Charter 88 and was responsible for merging the two organisations in 2007.
Peter is responsible for the overall running of the organisation, and is also the main spokesperson. Peter often gives evidence to select committees and is available for speaker engagements, he has particular expertise in democracy, devolution, decentralisation, electoral reform and party funding.
Phone +44 (0) 20 7239 9052
Twitter: @PJFacey (please note this is a personal account)
Deputy Director (Parliamentary and Policy Officer): Alexandra Runswick
Alex is responsible for developing the organisation's parliamentary strategy, citizenship policy and research programme, including building links with MPs.
Alex is available for speaker engagements on all of Unlock Democracy’s core policy areas and specialises in equality and human rights. Contact Alex about Unlock Democracy research, policy briefings and research volunteers.
Campaigns and Communications Manager: James Graham
James has overall responsibility for campaigns, external communications, membership and fundraising. He works on the website and is the main person behind our online campaigns as the admin for both our facebook group and twitter.
James is the main point of contact for any media queries and for information on our core campaigns.
Campaigns and Outreach Officer: Emily Randall
Emily works with organising campaigns for democracy. She provides support for local democracy campaigns and activism, and setting up groups. You can also get in touch with Emily for support and advice in organising events, and if you want to volunteer with Unlock Democracy campaigns team.
Communications and Projects Officer: Matthew Oliver
Matthew is a Press and Project Manager and National Coordinator for Vote Match. He works on our parliamentary campaigns, organises Unlock Democracy’s parliamentary events and liaises with the press. Matthew is available for speaker engagements on VoteMatch. He is the main contact for enquiries regarding VoteMatch partnerships and sponsorship.
Osman Mustafa and Margaret Matthews share the finance role. They are responsible for the day to day finance work, including the preparation of the annual budget, regular management accounts and the year-end accounts.
They are in office on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, or you can contact them by email any time - Finance*at*unlockdemocracy*dot*org*dot*uk
Grants Officer and Local Works Projects Officer: Daniel Flanagan
Dan deals with grant fundraising for the organisation and manages the projects of Local Works. Get in touch with Dan for any queries about the Sustainable Communities Act and policy matters or for membership and fundraising enquiries concerning Local Works.
Local Works Coordinator: Steve Shaw
Steve spent 4 years as Co-ordinator of the Local Works coalition that campaigned for the Sustainable Communities Bill to become law as the Sustainable Communities Act 2007. He now co-ordinates the promotion of the Act across the country.
Talk to Steve with any queries you may have about the Act. Steve is also available for speaker engagements on this topic.
Local Works Outreach Officer: Ameneh Enayat
Ameneh is responsible for building links with under-represented groups and inspiring them to use the Sustainable Communities Act. She has substantial outreach experience and has delivered a range of public engagement projects for the BBC and various arts charities. Talk to Ameneh if you are interested in her meeting with your organisation.
Membership Officer: John Franglen
John is responsible for dealing with supporting, growing and developing Unlock Democracy's membership. He deals with new memberships, membership queries or problems and with areas relating to Unlock Democracy's internal democracy.
Office and Properties Manager: Simon Howard
Simon ensures the smooth running of our office, manages our IT and communication systems and works with Director Peter Facey to manage the two properties owned by Rodell Properties Ltd. Please contact Simon for any queries regarding Rodell Properties Ltd.
Phone: (0) 20 7278 4443 ext 1001