Clare Algar joined the trust as Chief Executive in January 2022. Clare has significant expertise in leadership, strategy and management. Most recently, she was Senior Director of Research, Advocacy and Policy at the International Secrateriat of Amnesty International, and before that was Amnesty’s Global Operations Director, working with the newly set up regional offices.
Before working at Amnesty, Clare ran the human rights organization Reprieve for eight years, overseeing huge impact and growth. Clare started her career as a corporate litigator and made partner at her firm before moving into the not for profit world. Clare has an MA in law from Cambridge and a further legal MA from St. Mary’s College, London.