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Mike Harris
CEO

Mike has nearly a decade's experience of government relations and strategic communications for business and charitable clients.

He has run high profile campaigns on Belarus and Azerbaijan and is the author of a number of reports including The EU and freedom of expression; Burma: Freedom of Expression in Transition and is a contributor to Palgrave Macmillan's forthcoming book Media Law and Ethics in the 21st Century.

Mike Harris
CEO

Mike has nearly a decade's experience of government relations and strategic communications for business and charitable clients.

 
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Padraig Reidy
Editorial Director

Padraig is a commentator and journalist with a decade’s experience of print and online media.

He has significant experience in strategic communications both online and also for television and radio. He has written and ghostwritten for The Evening Standard, The Guardian, The Observer, The Irish Times, The Daily Telegraph, The New Statesman, and The Sun.

Padraig Reidy
Editorial Director

Padraig is a commentator and journalist with a decade’s experience of print and online media.

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Caroline Christie
Senior Content Editor

Caroline is Senior Content Editor, overseeing the production of online content and social media for 89up.

She has written for The Guardian, Vice and Dazed Confused.

Caroline Christie
Senior Content Editor

Caroline is Senior Content Editor, overseeing the production of online content and social media for 89up.

 
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Sashy Nathan
Director of Advocacy
Sashy leads the advocacy team and 89up Thinks, which produces insights on political and legal problems. He practised at one of the UK’s top human rights law firms, Bindmans LLP and has a wealth of experience working with charities and international NGOs.
Sashy Nathan
Director of Advocacy

Sashy leads the advocacy team and 89up Thinks, which produces insights on political and legal problems. 

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Josh Feldberg
Director of Social Media

Josh is a digital communications and marketing specialist who's worked for some of the world's biggest brands, agencies, government, and NGOs.

Clients have included: Unilever, HP, Nissan, Budweiser, NHS, DfE, David Miliband, Damian Collins MP, the TUC and Unite. Josh has vast experience in using big data for media planning and strategy. He is also a tech entrepreneur and is the co-founder of two startups: Responsive Sports and Rentify.

 

Josh Feldberg
Director of Social Media

Josh is a digital communications and marketing specialist who's worked for some of the world's biggest brands, agencies, government, and NGOs.

 
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Facundo Arias
Head of Web

Facundo is a web page and layout designer (HTML5/CSS) for several designers and companies.

His skills include programming in PHP, JavaScript and ActionScript 2/3 (Adobe Flash). He works with modules/ plug-ins and themes for Wordpress and Drupal.

 

Facundo Arias
Head of Web

Facundo is a web page and layout designer for several designers and companies.

 
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Neil Denny
Broadcast Editor

Neil Denny is the editor the Little Atoms Radio Show and podcast, in which capacity he has interviewed hundreds of people from astronauts to zoologists/

Little Atoms has been broadcasting interviews with leading writers from the worlds of science and the arts for 10 years.

 

Neil Denny
Broadcast Editor

Neil Denny is the editor the Little Atoms Radio Show and podcast, in which capacity he has interviewed hundreds of people from astronauts to zoologists.

 
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Ed Betts
Chief Technology Officer

Ed has been building web applications for two decades. His other specialities are web scrapers, databases, and search engines. He worked for five years at the Internet Archive with Internet visionaries Aaron Swartz, Brewster Kahle, Ted Nelson, Jason Scott, and John Gilmore.

Ed is a director of the Internet Archive UK. He has contributed to Wikipedia, Open Library, Wikimedia Commons, Debian, OpenStreetMap, Wikidata, Linux and BusyBox.

 

Ed Betts
Chief Technology Officer

Ed has been building web applications for two decades. 

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Caroline Criado-Perez
Campaigns Director

Caroline Criado-Perez is a writer, broadcaster and award-winning feminist campaigner.

She is published across the major national media and regularly appears in both print and broadcast as a commentator.

Her first book, Do it Like a Woman, was published by Portobello in 2015 and was chosen by Bridget Christie as one of her books of the year in the Guardian.

She is currently working on her second book, which will be about the gender data gap. Caroline has a degree in English language and literature from the University of Oxford, and is completing an MSc in Gender at LSE, focusing on behavioural and feminist economics. She was the 2013 recipient of the Liberty Human Rights Campaigner of the Year award, and was named OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015.

Caroline Criado-Perez
Campaigns Director

Caroline Criado-Perez is a writer, broadcaster and award-winning feminist campaigner. 

 
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Tracy King
Production Director

Tracy King is a producer who has worked with some of the world’s leading science communicators, including Commander Chris Hadfield and Tim Minchin.

Tracy is a computer games expert - with a monthly column in Custom PC magazine. Tracy is currently working on a free educational resource for schools to promote women in STEM and other sectors and is writing a book on medicine. She has worked with major science and educational organisations including EUMETSAT, UCAS, and ENCODE.e.

Tracy King
Production Director

Tracy King is a producer who has worked with some of the world’s leading science communicators.

 
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Luke Rossiter
Head of creative

Luke is a graphic designer and head of creative at 89up.

He has experience providing branding, print and web design to organisations ranging from international brands to charities and tech startups including Age UK, Alcon, Boehringer Ingelheim, GMB, NHS and Red Bull.

Luke Rossiter
Head of creative

Luke is a graphic designer and head of creative at 89up.

 
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Jonathan Shakhovskoy
Strategy Director

Jonathan is a former record producer and mixer, turned brand marketer. He has worked for more than a decade with some of the largest artists in the world including U2, Amy Winehouse and Shakira. He is now an experienced brand strategist and creative having worked closely with with brands such as Wray & Nephew Overproof Rum, Google, Westfield and Birra Moretti. Jonathan specialises in utilising cultural partnerships to create innovative campaigns.

Jonathan Shakhovskoy
Strategy Director

Jonathan is a former record producer and mixer, turned brand marketer.

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Sarah Vero
Account Director

Sarah has a strong background in policy, campaigns, communications, partnerships and people and coordinates 89up's accounts working across events, press, PR, content creation and targeted campaigning.

Sarah Vero
Account Director

Sarah has a strong background in policy, campaigns, communications, partnerships and people and coordinates 89up's accounts working across events, press, PR, content creation and targeted campaigning.

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Blundell Street, N7 9BN.
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89up wins major PR contract with King's College London
20.02.2017

89up joins a select group of PR agencies who have been awarded framework contracts in £2 million deal.

Human rights lawyers sign 89up letter published in The Observer
20.02.2017

Over 50 of the UK's top lawyers have signed 89up's letter, calling for human rights protections to be included in any new UK-EU trade deal.

Open Rights Group award 89up PR and events contract
19.02.2017

Open Rights Group chooses 89up for comprehensive PR, events and social media agency brief.

89up launches "bus to Brussels" to protect human rights during Brexit
18.02.2017

89up is launching a campaign to persuade the EU to ensure any free trade deal with the UK contains guarantees that the UK remains a signatory to fundamental human rights protections. You can donate to the campaign here.

Why we must fight back against Brexecutive power
12.02.2017

89up is crowd fundraising for a campaign, ‘They’re Your Rights: Fight for Them’ to ensure human rights are not watered down during Brexit. You can donate here. Sashy Nathan, our Director of Advocacy, explains our motivation for the campaign.

Little Atoms launches first print magazine
12.02.2017

Little Atoms, an editorial project of 89up, has launched its first print magazine. Little Atoms is the first podcast to evolve into a magazine. Bridging the gap between a journal, annual and high-end magazine, issue one will occupy a new space in publishing.

Khadija Ismayilova released from Azerbaijan prison
12.02.2017

Renowned reporter released ahead of 40th birthday, after 89up supported campaign

89up is impact distributor for Paul Mason's #ThisIsACoup
12.02.2017

89up is delighted to announce a new partnership with BRITDOC to provide film impact distribution for Paul Mason and Theopi Skarlatos’s new film series #ThisIsACoup