Meredith Alexander

Head of Policy at ActionAid

meredith.alexander@actionaid.orgMeredith Alexander is Head of Policy at ActionAid, the international development agency. She has particular expertise in issues relating to hunger, health, the role of corporations in development, and economic justice, has a Masters in International Political Economy and over twelve years of experience in development including two years working in Bangladesh.

In her voluntary roles, she was chair of the Trade Justice Movement and played a lead role in Make Poverty History. She was on the Board of FairPensions, an organisation she set up to campaign for ethical investment. Until January 2012 she was on the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012. She resigned in protest of Dow Chemical’s connection with the London Olympic Games given their responsibility for the Bhopal disaster.

ActionAid is an international organisation working with over 25 million people in more than 40 countries for a world free from poverty and injustice

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