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Office Address

Unlock Democracy
37 Grays Inn Road

Tel. 020 7278 4443
Fax. 020 7278 4425

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To contact each member of staff listed below by email please use the following:

Director: Alexandra Runswick

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Alex is responsible for the overall running of the organisation, and is also the main spokesperson. Alex often gives evidence to select committees and is available for speaker engagements. She has particular expertise in equality and human rights.

Phone +44 (0) 20 7239 9052

Twitter: @alexrunswick (please note this is a personal account)

Areas of interest: Counting Women In

Senior Campaigner: Emily Randall

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Emily is responsible for developing and the delivery of all our major campaigns. She leads on our support for local activism including setting up groups and building our student network. You can also get in touch with Emily for advice on organising events, and if you want to volunteer with Unlock Democracy campaigns and research team. 

Phone +44 (0) 20 7278 4443 ext 1002
Twitter: @EmiRandall (please note this is a personal account)
Areas of interest: Open Up Lobbying and Unlock Democracy London.


Policy and Research Officer: Pete Mills

Pete is responsible for implementing Unlock Democracy’s parliamentary and political strategy and ensures that our campaigns have a strong evidence base. He is also the main contact for enquiries regarding Vote Match, including partnerships and sponsorship.

+44 (0) 20 7278 4443 ext 1010


Membership Officer: John Franglen

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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.

Phone: (0) 20 7278 4443 ext 1003
Twitter: @draxar (please note this is a personal account)
Areas of interest: Unlock Democracy London

Magna Carta Project Co-ordinator: Frances Foley

Frances is responsible for running our Unlock Magna Carta project. She is coordinating our local events around the theme of Magna Carta. If you are interested in holding or planning a local event please get in touch with Frances.

Phone: (0) 20 7278 4443 ext 1019

Areas of interest: Magna Carta

Finance: Arti Vyas

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Arti is 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

Local Works Outreach Officer: Ameneh Enayat

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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.

Phone +44 (0) 20 7278 4443
Area of interest: Sustainable Communities Act  and Local Works


Office and Properties Manager: Simon Howard

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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