Angharad Smith is a Programme Officer for the Modern Slavery Programme at United Nations University Centre for Policy Research. Prior to joining the Centre, Ms Smith held a research and policy internship at ECPAT International Secretariat in Bangkok, where she conducted secondary research into the sexual exploitation of children. Before her internship, she supervised a team of researchers at the University of Nottingham Rights Lab responsible for delivering data collection on government response to modern slavery for the Walk Free Foundation’s 2019: Measurement, Action and Freedom report.
Christine Annerfalk is a graduated mature student of the War Studies program at King’s College London, where she specialised in areas such as human trafficking and modern-day slavery, international law, cybersecurity, intelligence, and journalism. Her dissertation was on the research topic of How the Cyber Domain Facilitates and Challenges the Business of Human Trafficking and Slavery, and took First-Class Honours. More recently Christine has been the lead researcher and coder on the Euro-Invasion Conflict Database 1513-1901 (Continental United States), is due to be published and made available for analysis in 2023.
Gabriel Bales (BSc Biochemistry) studies in the MSci Cell and Gene Therapy programme at University College London. He carries out manuscript editing and data coding and analysis for the Rights Lab.
Anne Andersen is currently doing a Masters in International Affairs at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, where she is majoring in Global Security and Development. She previously studied conflict at Kings College London.
Charlotte Cleal is a sixth form student at The Guernsey Grammar School in the Channel Islands. She was Co-organiser of the climate change marches in conjunction with XR. Also works with Health Connections providing an online directory with assets supporting peoples health, care and wellbeing.
Professor Zoe Trodd leads the Rights Lab and focuses in her own research on strategies to end modern slavery. She has published several books about modern slavery and holds two major research grants with the AHRC on antislavery techniques. She regularly advises governments and NGOs on modern slavery and serves on Yale University's Modern Slavery Working Group.
Professor Todd Landman (Politics and International Relations) oversees the Rights Lab in his role as Pro Vice Chancellor for the Faculty of Social Sciences and Rights Lab Executive Director, and contributes research across several of its programmes including Law & Policy and Data & Measurement. He has worked in the field of human rights for 25 years. He is currently working on modern slavery measurement, antislavery governance, the relationship between human rights and modern slavery, and techniques for antislavery monitoring and evaluation, among other topics.