Media contact details | ActionAid UK

Media contact details


For all media enquiries during office hours, please contact one of our team below. Out of hours, please call 07753 973 486.

  • Richard Grange, Head of News
  • Charlotte Clarke, Media Officer
  • Susan Alderson, Celebrity Coordinator

Richard Grange

Head of News

Richard Grange

Richard Grange is Head of News at ActionAid. Prior to joining ActionAid he spent more than a decade as a journalist and film-maker at BBC Panorama and BBC TV Current Affairs and worked on a number of award-winning documentaries. He continues to assist with occasional investigations at ActionAid.

Mobile: +44 (0)7716 178114
Twitter: @GrangeRichard

Charlotte Clarke

Media Officer — Women’s rights

Charlotte Clarke

Charlotte Clarke works in the News team leading on women’s rights. Prior to this she worked for nine years at the Financial Times as a communities editor and social media producer, where she managed multiple campaigns and events to diversify readership with millennials and women in business, and wrote articles for the features and special reports desks.

Mobile: +44(0)7743 642 775

Susan Alderson

Celebrity Coordinator

Susan Alderson

Susan Alderson leads ActionAid’s work with celebrities and other high profile personalities, enlisting their support and developing and maintaining strong positive relationships so that their reach and public standing can raise ActionAid’s profile.

Susan worked in PR in Scotland before joining the ActionAid media relations team in 1995.

Telephone: +44 (0)20 3122 0632

Mobile: +44 (0)7921 231874
Twitter: @SusanMearns