Secretariat Staff


George Stafford, Co-Director

George joined EIN on 1 October 2018. He qualified as a barrister in London, where he also worked as a judicial advisor in the Court of Appeal. Since then he has worked as a legal researcher with the Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association in Tbilisi, as a press officer at the European Court of Human Rights, and on a project on the impact of the ECHR at the Council of Europe.

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Anne-Katrin Speck, Co-Director

Anne joined EIN on 1 January 2019. She holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law and is currently studying for a PhD. Anne previously worked as a Research Associate on the Human Rights Law Implementation Project (HRLIP) at Middlesex University London, and within the Secretariat of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.


Agnès Ciccarone, Programme and Finance Manager

Agnès joined EIN in December 2017. Before joining EIN, Agnès worked 15 years for the Assembly of European Regions and took part as an expert in the work of the European Committee for Democratic Governance of the Council of Europe. In 2015 she coordinated a mission at the Council of Europe to implement a project aimed at strengthening local governance in Albania. Agnès holds a Masters degree in international law, international relations and foreign languages from the University of Bath and the Humboldt University in Berlin.


Ramute Remezaite, Consultant

Ramute joined EIN in 2015 as a part-time consultant to help develop EIN's programmatic work with a particular focus on its advocacy, capacity-building and networking programmes. Ramute is a PhD Candidate at the School of Law, Middlesex University, researching compliance with judgments of the European Court of Human Rights in new member states of the Council of Europe. She also works as a legal consultant at the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre, which litigates cases to the European Court of Human Rights from the former Soviet Union region. 



Jerome Joseph, Volunteer

Jerome joined EIN as a volunteer in February 2019. Jerome holds an LLM in International Law and Security from Glasgow University. He recently completed an internship at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. In addition, Jerome has undertaken research and campaign work for a number of NGOs including Amnesty International, Action on Armed Violence and Scottish Detainee Visitors. 


Manon Pacquet, Özenç Bilgili (May-July 2019), Petra Lemmers (June 2019)