Partners and people

Our partners include:

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Partners and People

Ceasefire is proud to work with established partners who are global leaders in their field
(see left).

Our people include:

Mark Lattimer (Executive Director) was for over 15 years Director of Minority Rights Group International where his work took him to Iraq, Lebanon, Bosnia, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Formerly he was Communications Director for Amnesty International UK, where he worked on the Pinochet case. He has regularly served as an expert for UN agencies, the CoE and the OSCE. His books include The Grey Zone: Civilian Protection Between Human Rights and the Laws of War (Oxford, Hart/Bloomsbury, 2018); Genocide and Human Rights (Ashgate, 2006); and Justice for Crimes Against Humanity (Oxford, Hart, 2003).

Miriam Puttick (Head of MENA Programmes) has over five years professional experience in international human rights. She holds degrees from the University of Western Ontario and the London School of Economics and Political Science, and has authored a number of reports for Ceasefire including No Place to Turn: Violence against Women in the Iraq Conflict and Eyes on the Ground: Realizing the potential of civilian-led monitoring in armed conflict.

Maggie Murphy (Board member) is Senior Global Advocacy Manager at Transparency International, the anti-corruption organisation. She leads Transparency International’s advocacy efforts targeting international bodies such as the G20, G8 and OECD with a focus on closing loopholes in the international financial system to stem the flow of criminal and corrupt money. Formerly, she worked in human rights advocacy roles for Minority Rights Group International, Amnesty International and HelpAge International.

Ziyad Marar (Board member) is Executive Vice President / Global Publishing at Sage Publications, one of the world’s leading academic publishers. Marar joined SAGE in the 1980s where he has been an editorial director and Deputy Managing Director. He has a BSc in psychology from Exeter University and an MA in the philosophy and psychology of language, and has written three books in the field of philosophy and psychology.

Piers Feltham (Board member) is a barrister at Radcliffe Chambers, the leading Chambers in Charity law, and also has over 25 years hands on experience as a charitable trustee of charities as diverse as Alone in London, The Mausolea and Monuments Society, Fitzrovia Community Centre and All Cultures United FC, also receiving an honorary scientific fellowship of the Zoological Society of London for pro bono charitable work.

Clara Sandoval (Board member) is Professor at the School of Law and Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex, and the founding and current Director of the Essex Transitional Justice Network. She has been a consultant on reparations and transitional justice for the International Criminal Court, UN Women, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the International Center for Transitional Justice. She also advised the Colombian Ministry of Justice during the peace process in Colombia. She is currently working on a co-authored book on reparations for victims of armed conflicts to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2019.

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