Harriet Ware-AustinHarriet  has more than 25 years’ experience advising government and NGOs on policy, projects and strategy in the fields of human rights, governance and democracy. She spent seven years as human rights adviser in the Human Rights, Democracy and Governance Group at the FCO, ten years working for Amnesty International in policy and advocacy and is now a freelance consultant. She has experience of working in many countries providing advice to UK missions and others, conducting scoping studies, in depth reviews, evaluations of projects and programmes on a wide range of themes. She has also implemented and overseen projects in different countries, including Iraq, focusing on violence against women and community policing.

Throughout her career Harriet has worked on human rights training for various different groups including civil servants, NGOs, police and university students, both designing and delivering courses. She is also a Magistrate in North London and works with various universities including Sheffield Hallam University on developing their global human rights work.