I have worked in the human rights field for the past 15 years. First voluntarily for FIAN, the international organisation working for the right to feed oneself. I was active for many years within the Swedish section and am now Vice President of FIAN International. I later joined the Swedish NGO Foundation for Human Rights and then the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI). I have worked as programme manager for our capacity development programmes in Latin America and the Middle East and, since 2005, have been head of our Africa Office based in Nairobi, Kenya. I have a degree in Social Anthropology and International Relations and an MSc in Gender Studies.