Systemic Justice has a small core team working to develop the organisation. We also work with a number of collaborators to help carry out our initial activities.

If you’re interested, please have a look at how you might be able to join us.

Nani Jansen Reventlow, Founder

Photo: Soho House / Thomas Chéné

Nani Jansen Reventlow


Nani is an award-winning human rights lawyer specialised in strategic litigation at the intersection of human rights, social justice, and technology. She has more than 15 years of experience as a litigator.

Prior to setting up Systemic Justice, Nani founded and built the Digital Freedom Fund, an organisation that advances digital rights through strategic litigation in Europe.

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Dr Patrick Williams

Head of Research

Patrick oversees our research on priorities for strategic litigation on racial, social, and economic justice in Europe as well research related to our litigation projects.

Jonathan McCully

Head of Legal

Jonathan oversees our legal projects and litigation work. He has nearly a decade of experience working on human rights litigation, as well as designing and facilitating the production of resources for building knowledge around strategic litigation.

Andreas Reventlow

Co-head of Operations

Andreas has worked in the non-profit sector for over a decade in a variety of programmatic and operational functions. Andreas oversees all aspects of our operations, including finance, administration, human resources, and IT, and supports organisational development, fundraising, and governance work as well. Sambal, Systemic Justice’s mascot, is also pictured.

Ipek Leni Candan

Head of Communications

Leni has worked in charity communications for over a decade. She has worked with a wide range of charities and political organisations in the UK, including on environmental, LGBTQI+ and refugee and migration issues. She is passionate about access to justice and social justice.

Mariam Camilla Rechchad

Legal Projects Coordinator

Mariam comes from a multidisciplinary background researching, monitoring and advocating around issues of equality and access to justice. She has several years of experience supporting communities and legal practitioners in designing, implementing, and coordinating legal projects on racial, social, and economic justice.

Ali Awada

Finance Coordinator

Ali Ahas a history of working with different nonprofit organisations. He has worked for organisations that deal with LGBTQ+ rights, gender, and refugee rights in the Middle East within finance and operations.

Pia Eldergill

Climate Justice Organiser

Pia has a background in community and youth provision, working for a range of charities that deal with social protection, advocacy, education, and environment. She is also a climate justice activist and a member of the UK Youth Climate Coalition.


Yanick Monk

Community Organiser

Yanick comes from an activist background, starting as a Labor Organizer and then expanding his work in climate justice and LGBTQIA+ issues. He is still very active in the Afro-Caribbean community on issues of de-colonialism, anti-racism and political education.

Noor Anwar

Communications Coordinator

Noor began her career as a journalist, interviewing honor-killing victims for Pakistan’s leading news channel. For the past 5 years, she’s been creating communication strategies and writing for startups in London, Barcelona, Berlin, and the US. She’s passionate about shifting perspectives through the power of human-centered storytelling.

Diana Arce

Community Adviser

Diana Arce is an activist, artist, and researcher, centring intersectional anti-racist practices in her work. She teaches, lectures, writes and leads workshops worldwide and creates campaigns, participatory and community-engaged art. She is cohost of the monthly airing, global antifascist radio show, Like It Is


Uma Mishra-Newbery

Uma Mishra-Newbery


Uma Mishra-Newbery is a global social justice and women’s rights leader, transformative speaker, children’s book author, and former Executive Director of Women’s March Global, the initiator and facilitator for the Racial Equity Index, and an organisational strategy and racial equity consultant with The Better Org.

Sarah Chander

Sarah Chander


Sarah Chander works in advocacy and coalition building in the areas of racial and social justice and digital rights. She is Co-founder of the Equinox Initiative for Racial Justice and Senior Policy Adviser on AI and anti-discrimination at European Digital Rights (EDRi). She has a background in various social justice movements in the UK and Europe.

Mpanzu Bamenga

Mpanzu Bamenga

Board member

Mpanzu Bamenga is a coordinator and co-founder of Incleaders, the Inclusion Leaders Network, and coordinator of the Supervisory Group for Undocumented Migrants in Amsterdam. A lawyer, diplomat, activist, and public representative, Mpanzu promotes human rights, diversity, inclusion, and opportunities for refugees and migrants.

Lalit Bhandary

Board Treasurer

Lalit is a finance professional with 12 years of NGO experience in The Netherlands. He is currently in the role of Business Controller at WWF Netherlands. Before that he worked in the Profit Sector in India for 20 years. Lalit will bring his financial expertise to strengthen financial governance, financial planning and control, develop strategies, and establish an efficient treasury process. He believes in coaching, mentoring, and fostering a positive, team-oriented environment.

Systemic Justice’s Founder Nani Jansen Reventlow also sits on the board. Fatou Tevette and  Belinda Dewnarain are former Board members.


Adi Kuntsman

Adi Kuntsman is a researcher of digital technologies and their role in politics, environmental harms, and social injustices. Adi is working with our Head of Research and a team of researchers to support our litigation projects.

Emeka Nwankwo

J. Emeka Nwankwo is a Digital Politics Ph.D. researcher at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Manchester Metropolitan University.

Systemic Justice also works with Aniesha Obuobie, Rana Kuseyri, João Felipe Fernandes, Idil Aydinoglu, Remicard Sereme, and Karla Morales, who provide support as student researchers.

Former team members and collaborators

Bruna Cataldi de Assis Ferreira

Bruna Cataldi was Systemic Justice’s Communications Assistant from January to September 2023.

Christy Carter was Systemic Justice’s Strategic Partnerships Lead.

Fabiola Mizero

Fabiola Mizero supported Systemic Justice in setting up its governance structures and organisational practices for a healthy and inclusive workplace.

Abir Ghattas

Abir Ghattas was Systemic Justice’s advisor on developing and managing our information security until July 2023.

Adolphine Umukobwa was Systemic Justice’s Co-head of Operations and worked with us from September 2022 to May 2023.

Sidra Zabit-Foster

Sidra Zabit-Foster was the Coordinator of Systemic Justice’s roundtables in 2022. 

Dunya Kamal

Dunya Kamal was Systemic Justice’s Head of Communications in 2022.

Danella Campbell

Danella Campbell worked with a team of researchers to support Systemic Justice’s community consultation in 2022.

Sonaksha Iyengar
Sonaksha supported System Justice by doing graphic recording for our 2022 European roundtables.
Kennedy Walker

Kennedy Walker supported System Justice by leading the design and facilitation of our 2022 roundtables.

Zahra Dalilah

Zahra Dalilah worked with Kennedy Walker (above) on our 2022 roundtables.

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As we continue to build Systemic Justice, we will be looking for more collaborators and new colleagues to join our team. If you’re interested, please have a look at how you might be able to join us.

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