Team London - SDG 8.7 Programme

Verena Meyners - SDG 8.7 Programme, Team London Office

Verena Meyners is SDG 8.7 Programme Officer at CHRI, London. She is responsible for managing the Commonwealth 8.7 Network ( and for liaising with the Network’s Management Committee. She works for Amnesty International UK in parallel. 

Verena holds a law degree from the University of Hamburg, Germany. As part of her law studies she managed the legal department of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce in New Delhi, India from January to March 2019 and worked in Germany as a public prosecutor from 2017 to 2018. She can be reached at

Raja Bagga - SDG 8.7 Programme, Team London Office

Raja Bagga is Senior Research & Advocacy Officer at CHRI, London. He works on contemporary forms of slavery. He previously worked with the Prison Reform Programme at CHRI, India for five years. He has a masters degree in Criminal Justice Policy from London School of Economics and a bachelors degree in Law from Delhi University.  He can be reached at