Team London - SDG 8.7

Team London - SDG 8.7

Ugonna Ukaigwe - SDG 8.7, Team London Office

Ugonna Ukaigwe is Programme Manager at the CHRI London office. She is a lawyer and a development professional, and offers over twelve years' experience of working in the NGO sector where she has successfully championed the adoption and review of policies and legislation by regional and national level governments. Her achievements include championing the passage of the Right to Information Law in Ghana, while working as the Coordinator for the Ghana Coalition on the Right to Information, hosted by the CHRI Africa Office. She previously worked as the National Coordinator for the Ghana Civil Society Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals where she was noted for enhancing the visibility and recognition of civil society advocacy on the SDGs. She can be contacted at

Richard Hydes - SDG 8.7, Team London Office

Richard Hydes is Research Officer at the CHRI London office, focusing on research and advocacy on contemporary forms of slavery and human trafficking. Richard also coordinates the compilation and dissemination of the weekly CHRI Human Rights Update. He has a master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Manchester. He can be reached at 

Charlotte Kissick-Jones - SDG 8.7, Team London Office

Charlotte is Project Assistant to CHRI's 8.7 programme on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery and human traffikcing, supporting with research as well as coordination of the Commonwealth 8.7 Network. She also issues the Human Rights Update. Charlotte holds a BA in English Literature and Language from King’s College London and is currently also pursuing an MSc in Politics of Conflict, Rights and Justice from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). In addition to her role with CHRI, Charlotte is a reporter for ‘The IWI: Institute for Feminist Policy Reform’, advocating for the rights of women globally. She can be contacted at

Willow Ross - SDG 8.7, Team London Office

Willow Ross is a Research and Advocacy Intern supporting the London office with its international advocacy efforts and research on contemporary forms of slavery across the Commonwealth. She is a second year MPA student at the LSE, specializing in International Development. Prior to studying at the LSE, Willow worked as an immigration paralegal, assisting individuals with their legal applications to live and work in the US. She holds a dual BA in Political Science and Legal Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She can be contacted at