Team London - Access to justice

Ellen Shustik - Access to justice, London Office

Ellen Shustik, from Montreal Canada, is CHRI’s SDG 8.7 Programme Lead. Before joining CHRI, Ellen worked for the Westminster Foundation for Democracy, first as Senior Manager for Elections & Business Development and then as Head of the Multi-Party Office. Since completing her Masters of Arts in European Studies in 2002 (from University College Dublin in Ireland), she has worked for the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) at its mission to Serbia, Liberal International in London, and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) in Washington DC and Nepal.

Ellen spent several years working for the Liberal Party of Canada in both federal and provincial politics. With a strong background in elections, she has conducted both short- and long-term election observation with NDI in Kosovo, Egypt and Albania; The Carter Center in Nepal; and the OSCE/ODIHR in Ukraine and Moldova, as well as in Macedonia on the mission’s core team as Political Analyst. Ellen also worked for the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK, organising its Election Assessment Mission to the 2015 UK General Election and as Election Analyst for its Election Observation Mission to the British Virgin Islands General Election that same year.

Ellen is about to complete her Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of London, with a specialisation in human rights law. She can be reached at


Hannah Bondi - Access to justice, London Office

Hannah Bondi is CHRI London’s SDG 8.7 Programme Officer. She graduated from King’s College London with a Philosophy Bachelors in 2018. While at university, she was Editor-in-Chief of the Women and Politics society’s blog, volunteered as a teacher for the Learning Station Project and was a delegate to the National Union of Students annual conference in 2017. She also interned with Women for Refugee Women and the European Network of Migrant Women, primarily working on communications and event management, as well as working with one of the European Network of Migrant Women’s members, the Melissa Network, on a local level in the summer of 2017. After graduating, she became a researcher with Justice and Care, an anti-human trafficking NGO, focusing on emerging human trafficking trends as well as detailed country analysis of human trafficking in Asia. She will be starting a Masters at University College London in September on countering organised crime and terrorism. She can be reached at