Nick Lowles is Director of HOPE not hate. He has been an active anti-fascist since 1989 and set up HOPE not hate in 2004 as a direct response to the electoral rise of the BNP. He has pioneered positive community organising and he currently edits HOPE not hate.
For many years he was an investigative journalist, working on TV programmes such The Cook Report, World in Action, Panorama and MacIntyre Undercover. He has written six books, including White Riot: The Violent Story of Combat 18 and Mr Evil: The Secret Life of Racist Bomber and Killer David Copeland. He has lectured on far right politics, nationalism and community campaign across Britain, Europe and North America. He has also written extensively on football hooliganism and youth sub-culture.