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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Leanne Levers
Director of Advocacy & Communications

Leanne is a political scientist with a focus on human rights, justice reform, and gender equality.

She has worked as a Policy and Advocacy specialist across the UK and the Caribbean. She also co-founded a global platform called Dope Black Women, which provides digital safe spaces for Black Women to network, celebrate and inspire each other across the diaspora.
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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.

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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
Account Manager

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).

Lauren Foley
Lauren Foley
Account Manager

Lauren Foley is a Feminist YouTuber and writer listed on Diversein's Inspiring Women Leaders List 2021 and is passionate about feminist communications.

She also facilitates gender equality, feminist video-making and LinkedIn workshops with a variety of organisations. She cares about explaining seemingly controversial topics in a digestible way and making feminism as accessible as possible.

Lauren previously worked for a Member of the European Parliament and cut her teeth in the social impact sphere working as an M&E and OD consultant with Organisation Development Support in Brussels.

Lauren holds a bachelor’s in Law from University College Cork and a master’s in Law and Economics from Utrecht University.

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Isabella Rooke-Ley
Digital Content Creator and Project Management Assistant

Isabella is a passionate women’s rights, female empowerment, and anti-FGM advocate.

Previously, she worked as a Female Pleasure Expert and has also managed various SRHR events including an exclusive event hosted by award-winning sex and relationships expert Oloni, as well as a live virtual event on FGM and “honour"-based abuse which she co-hosted with Presenter Maya Jama, Savera UK, and survivors including Payzee Mahmod. She has also advised on girls' and women’s rights, advocated for the eradication of FGM, and talked about female sexuality on live radio, podcasts, apps, and at various high-profile conferences.

She is skilled in writing; digital content creation; social media management; communications and advocacy; networking; designing and developing CMS, CRM, and project management systems; as well as event management.

Isabella holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature as well as a Master’s Degree in Gender, Sexuality and Culture and is currently writing a book on female sexuality and FGM.

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Sara Husseini
Senior Advisor

Sara is a strategic communications specialist with more than a decade of experience in international relations, diplomacy, and human rights advocacy.

Sara has served in a range of roles supporting philanthropic and social change organisations focused in or on the Global South, relating to gender, health, education, social innovation, and issues of social and political justice. Prior to this, she spent several years as an advisor to the Palestine Negotiations Support Project in Jerusalem, and the Palestinian Ambassador to Germany, engaging predominantly with international diplomats, parliamentarians, and journalists.

Sara currently serves as Director of the British-Palestinian Council. She holds a BA in German Studies and European history, an MA is Islamic Studies, and a PhD in Interfaith discourse, all from the University of Birmingham, UK.