For all media enquiries during office hours, please contact one of our team below. Out of hours, please call 07753 973 486.
Claire Wilkinson — Head of Media
Claire Wilkinson manages the ActionAid UK media team, which supports news, PR and social media functions. She has ten years’ experience working in PR, media and communications in the non-for-profit sector. She has developed a number of successful communication strategies to support fundraising and campaigns and has extensive experience of working with celebrities during her time within the charity sector.
Mobile: +44(0)7813 130044
Alice Gillham — Senior Media Manager
Alice Gillham works in the ActionAid UK media team. Prior to this she spent several years working in media and campaigns for human rights and humanitarian organisations, both in the UK and overseas. She has also worked in the private sector.
Mobile: +44(0)7792 351 660
Charlotte Clarke — Media Officer, Women’s Rights
Charlotte Clarke works in the media 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 Co-ordinator
Susan Alderson leads ActionAid UK’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 UK media relations team in 1995.
Telephone: +44 (0)20 3122 0632