Rachel Firth
Rachel Firth
Managing Director

Rachel is the Managing Director of Global Office Consulting. With over 15 years experience working on national and international projects.

Rachel has been involved in policy formation for global health initiatives in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goals, supported in the development of national strategies for Maternal and Child Health in Africa, and delivered global campaigns and advocacy initiatives in the gender and global health space.
Rachel is an ongoing advocate for flexible working and gender equity in the work place.
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Goli Nili
Director of Operations

Goli is a Director at Global Office Consulting and a Barrister by training.

She has served as Executive Director of a leading arts charity for more than seven years and has contributed several articles to journals in the Middle Eastern art community. Prior to that she worked for an International Law firm for over ten years where she specialised in family, construction and property law.
Goli has a passion for mental health issues, sexual and reproductive health and rights and gender-based violence. She is a passionate mentor for Wellbeing for Women Africa’s Youth Partners and takes great joy in helping them cultivate strong, evidence-based advocacy.
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Stephanie Stark
Account Director

Stephanie is a digital communications strategist who has been advising on and creating digital media campaigns for non-profit organisations, political campaigns and elected officials in New York and London for a decade.

Past projects have included campaigns for ensuring women's reproductive health rights are upheld during the Trump administration and to increase the amount of women honoured with historic blue plaques in London.

Stephanie writes about social issues and has been published in The Atlantic, VICE, Teen Vogue, Seventeen magazine and more. Her Master's dissertation, an analysis on how allegations of gender-based violence are perceived in the American electorate, is published in Political Studies Review.

Masarat Daud
Masarat Daud
Account Director

Masarat Daud has 15+ experience in Communications, having worked in Dubai and in London.

She has experience in print and broadcast media in Dubai. She has also been part of the TED and TEDx networks since 2009, as a speaker, curator, and also helped pilot initiatives in the TEDx community. She curates the largest rural TEDx event globally, TEDxShekhawati, which takes place in a small town in India with attendees from nearby villages and hamlets. She is also involved in grassroots education and community welfare work through her family’s non-profit foundation. Masarat blogs on Medium about Islam and feminism. She lives in London with her husband and has a MA from SOAS in Media in Development.
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Eleanor Gall
Advocacy and Communications Lead

Eleanor is a writer, editor and communications specialist with 7 years’ experience working in gender equality, human rights and social justice.

She holds an MA in English Literature and an MSc in Gender Studies, where she specialised in the women’s human rights movement and sexual and reproductive health and rights. She is currently publishing two pieces of research; one on how menstrual health stigma is created and resisted through language, and one on the role of the Scottish media in advancing gender equality. Prior to joining Global Office, Eleanor spent 3 years as Editor-in-Chief and Head of Communications for Girls’ Globe, where she supported a global network of 200 gender equality advocates and activists.

Eleanor is deeply passionate about human rights and gender equality and believes firmly in the power of storytelling to create change. Her writing on gender issues has been published by multiple national and international media outlets, and in 2018 she was listed as one of Scotland’s 30 Under 30 inspiring young women.

Mpho Mpofu
Mpho Mpofu
Senior Account Manager

Mpho Elizabeth Mpofu is a development practitioner and professional criminologist with over 5 years’ experience of working on tri-sector led social impact projects and programs in Africa.

She completed her MSc in International Development (Gender) from the University of Bristol. She has previously worked for ActionAid International Uganda as a Gender Advisor and has helped girls stay in school by addressing social injustices they face on a daily basis. She has trained and facilitated on gender, diversity and inclusion at both grassroot and international level. Previously, she conducted a behavioural change research for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Botswana. Mpho has received various awards for her work in advancing women’s rights in the African continent. She is passionate about transforming lives and believes in the possibility of a world free of poverty, where equity and dignity is possible when youth, women and girls drive the development agenda as agents of change. Her work involves constantly innovating for social good while providing out of the ordinary, adoptable solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems.
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Roxanna Azimy
Senior Account Manager

Roxanna is a content writer and strategist who has led international advocacy campaigns for various NGOs and the EU.

While lobbying for sexual and reproductive rights at a political level, she travelled to Rwanda with a group of parliamentarians for 2018’s International Conference on Family Planning. She was also on the event management committee for the 7th International Parliamentarians Conference on the Implementation of the ICPD Programme (IPCI) held in Ottawa in 2018, alongside UNFPA and Action Canada.

Having previously worked with various clients on a freelance basis, Roxanna has written speeches, articles, and books on behalf of activists, political figures, and academics in the field of human rights and health. She has also had articles published in various publications, and is managing editor of the online sociopolitical magazine, Euro Babble.

Roxanna holds a Bachelor's degree in French and Spanish from King's College London and a Master's degree in European Studies: Ideas, Ideologies and Identities from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Paula Owino
Paula Owino
Senior Consultant

Paula is an international development expert and an experienced leader with a background in public policy.

She is skilled in project management, strategic partnership development and data collection and analysis, with previous roles with the International Chamber of Commerce, ActionAid International and the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Paula’s career aspirations stem from her upbringing. She is able to combine her exposure to both the African and European landscapes to provide valuable insight on key social issues such as economic and political inequalities.

Paula holds a BA in International Relations from Leeds University and a MSc in African Development from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

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Polly Lorelli
Account Manager

Polly is a multilingual communications professional, speaking Russian, French, Spanish and Italian.

The ability to speak a number of languages helps her resonate with different cultures and enhances her profound understanding of what makes communications successful.
She previously worked across a range of corporate, tech, development and purpose-led clients, both in-house and in agency environments, leading on media partnerships, executive CEO profiling, board advisory, and corporate communications. Additionally, she has extensive experience in running events, having been heavily involved in the annual UN General Assembly, World Economic Forum, and a number of local accelerators, launches and conferences in Morocco, Egypt, Senegal and Luxembourg.
Her interests include social justice, gender equity, sustainability, tech for good, current affairs, international media narratives and strategic communications. She strongly believes that at the heart of corporate success are three critical variables: ethical business ethos, female empowerment and strategy.
Polly holds a Bachelor’s degree in Religion, Society and Politics from King’s College London.
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Glen Dhliwayo
Account Manager

Glen is a Policy Analyst and Communications and Digital Media Strategist. He has 10+ years of development work experience in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), the youth sector, and democracy and governance.

Over the years, Glen has gained mastery in campaigning, advocacy, influencing and networking. On many instances, Glen has used his presence on radio and television to proficiently bring social and developmental issues to the centre of public debate and discussion. Glen also uses his social media micro-influencer status in partnership with development organisations, international agencies, and embassies to amplify their voice. He has spearheaded trending social media campaigns and strategies for different causes that include a sanitary pad-drive by National Blood Services Zimbabwe (NBSZ), and #GirlsTakeOverZW and #LetsTalkAboutIt in partnership with Embassy of Sweden in Zimbabwe that campaigned for gender equality and menstrual health management. Over the years, Glen has provided services in communications and digital media, training, and workshop facilitation. Glen also gives commentary and analysis to media houses on political and policy developments upon request.

In 2019, Glen was a recipient of the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office’s (FCDO) Chevening Scholarship to pursue an MA in Public Administration and Public Office at the University of York.

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Camila Negron
Account Associate

Camila is a content creator and social media strategist who has worked on creative campaigns across different industries in New York, London and Puerto Rico.

She is skilled in digital strategies, public relations, and social media management. Camila holds a BA in Public Relations from the University of Dayton and a MA in Strategic Marketing from London College of Fashion.
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Wallis Grant
Account Manager

Wallis is a communications professional who has worked across both government and the third sector, with a focus on health.

She holds an M.Sc in Political Communication from the University of Amsterdam where her research focused on the media's coverage of the Irish abortion debate prior to the referendum on the 8th amendment. Wallis is passionate about securing reproductive health and rights for everyone and has volunteered with organisations working in this space, both in the UK and in the Netherlands. In her spare time, Wallis is the host of the Feminist Futures podcast, a show exploring not only what kind of future we want but how we can get there."