Media contact details | ActionAid UK

For all media enquiries, please contact the media team on or (out of hours) on 07753 973 486. Individual contact details for the team are below.

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.

Telephone: +44 203 122 0611
Mobile: +44(0)7813 130044

Frankie Harrington — Senior Media Manager

Frankie works in the ActionAid UK media team. Prior to this she worked in the Macmillan Cancer Support press office and for a number of other charities in the UK and Australia.

Telephone: +44 203 814 4913
Mobile: +44(0)7801 797808

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.

Telephone: +44 203 122 0503

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: +44 203 122 0632
Twitter: @SusanMearns


Page updated 23 August 2019