Staff Team

Staff Team

People & Planet has around a dozen part time staff, here we are in random order.

Image of Virginia, in a green jacket, with brown hair and glasses, smiling, standing by a door with number 3 on it (Her home in York when she was a student)

Virginia Moffatt


Virginia is our Co-Director for Operations. She is responsible for managing the day to day operations of People & Planet and as Company Secretary provides support to the Board of Trustees


J Clarke

Co-Director: Workers' Rights Campaign

J leads on our Sweatshop Free campaign, securing affiliations to Electronics Watch and tackling human and labor rights abuses in university supply chains.

Graham Gillions

Co-Director: Development

Graham makes sure that People & Planet have enough money to run all of our campaigns and projects. He runs our FAN Club for regular givers, manages income from grant-giving organisations, and all other aspects of fundraising.

Laura Clayson

Climate Change Campaigns Manager

Laura is our Climate Change Campaigns Manager, supporting the Climate Team on our Fossil Free, Divest Barclays and Divest Pride campaigns.

Eva Spiekermann

Co-Director: Migration Campaign and Movement Building

Eva is our Co-Director: Migration Campaign and Movement Building leading on our Undoing Borders campaign and works with our student network on developing strong partnerships and tactics to build a powerful solidarity movement for migrants' rights at UK and Irish campuses.

Natasha, sitting in a chair. They have short brown hair and are wearing a blue stripy jumpy and holding onto a black dog

Natasha Ion

Campaign and Movement Building Coordinator - Movement Building

Natasha is our Campaigns and Movement Building Coordinator, working on building a strong student network in support of our undoing borders and climate change campaigns.

Jamie Rodney

Campaigns & Movement Building Coordinator - Undoing Borders

Jamie is our Undoing Borders Campaing & Movement Building Co-Ordinator, working on helping Undoing Borders groups build power on campus and take action to break collaboration between Universities and the Home Office.

Jack Ruane

University League Manager

Jack manages the People & Planet University League which ranks UK universities by their performance on social and climate justice issues.