Profiles

A selection of people from our network. Search for spokespeople by knowledge area and get in touch.

Siobhan Pyburn

Founder of Beam Project, using lived experience of child sexual abuse to deliver training and create change

Winnie M Li

Author, activist, and academic dedicated to improving media narratives around sexual assault and abuse. Addicted to travel. Happens to be a rape survivor

Sereena Al Noor

Meditation Practitioner, Film Producer, Women's Empowerment Advocate

Katharine Sacks-Jones

Director of Agenda, the alliance for women and girls at risk, campaigning to ensure those facing abuse, poverty, poor mental health, addiction & homelessness get the support and protection they need

Dr Kieran McCartan

Researcher and educator on the prevention, reality and impact of sexual harm; focusing on the management and reintegration of perpetrators

Sam Thompson

Professional DJ and Ambassador for Survivors Manchester

Susan Bewley

Professor of Women's Health who's pioneered health-based violence interventions

Emily Jacob

Survivor using her skills as a Coach & NLP Master Practitioner to help guide women from living a half life to living their ReConnected Life

Lucy Allwright

An experienced Violence Against Women and Girls trainer, researcher, policy maker and activist

Tanaka Mhishi

Writer and performer who creates research-grounded theatre pieces on sexual violence, masculinities and consent

Marcella Leonard

Independent Social Work Consultant specialising in Child and Public Protection, Therapist working with all aspects of sexuality including sexual trauma and abuse

Josh Mclean

Communications Coordinator at Hestia

Dr Nina Burrowes

Psychologist helping people understand the psychology of sexual violence and domestic abuse

Imogen Butler-Cole

Theatre maker (Foreign Body), communication skills trainer (RADA in Business, The Old Vic) and facilitator (RADA, Theatre Centre, The Midnight Run)

Tom Leavesley

Survivor, activist, professional working in the sexual violence sector

Jennifer Potter

Co-creator of We Are Brave Souls, helping others to find their inner courage, speak their truth and be the whole hearted version of themselves

Duncan Craig

Male survivor of child sexual abuse, rape and sexual exploitation, founder and Chief Executive of Survivors Manchester, and co-founder of the Male Survivors Partnership (UK)

Faye White

Print and broadcast journalist, sexual assault campaigner