Our Staff - European Movement
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Our Staff

We have a small, dedicated staff that help to amplify the work of our grassroots activists and drive our campaign initiatives.

Scott Daniells

Outreach and Events Manager

Scott manages the European Movement's events, outreach, and volunteer programmes. He also works with the team to empower our grassroots network through events, training, and accessibility support.

A graduate of the University of Kent, Scott joined the European Movement in June 2018. He was previously Assistant Organiser of the million person People's Vote marches and a Parade Manager at Pride in London.

Carys Barry

Head of External Affairs

As Head of External Affairs, Carys leads the External Affairs strategy and manages the Campaigns, Communications and Public Affairs, Digital, and Membership and Fundraising team.

Carys joined the European Movement UK in autumn 2019, after graduating with a Master's degree from Maastricht University. Before Maastricht, Carys worked in a variety of roles in the charity sector, from digital to communications and membership.

Anna Bird


As CEO, Anna leads the European Movement to grow our support base and deliver on our aim to rejoin the European mainstream.

Anna joined the European Movement in September 2020. Previously, she held leadership roles in campaigning organisations Scope, the Fawcett Society and Mind. Anna is a trustee of A Mile In Her Shoes, a small London-based charity for women with experience of homelessness.

Shamik Das

Communications and Public Affairs Manager

As Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Shamik manages the European Movement's external communications and media, and our relationships with key stakeholders and allies in parliament and the wider political sphere.

Shamik joined the European Movement in January 2021. He previously worked as the Communications Officer for Labour MEPs in the European Parliament, and before that was the Editor of the leading progressive blog Left Foot Forward.

Hugo Mann

Director of Partnerships and Engagement

As Campaigns Director, my job is to ensure the European Movement is achieving its campaigning objectives. I work closely with the team and our Groups to build to organisation so we continue to be the largest pro-European organisation in the UK and are the true home for British Europeans.

Tom Cook

Senior Digital Officer

As Senior Digital Officer, Tom manages and develops the European Movement's supporter database, web, email and other digital systems. He also works with our staff, groups and activists to provide digital support and insights to maximise the digital impact of our campaigns.

Tom joined the European Movement in April 2018, after graduating from the University of Kent with a degree in Computer Science.

Jude Birdsall-Williams

Business Support Coordinator

Jude replies to general enquiries from supporters and others, and look after the admin and day to day finances. As well as this, Jude is the Project Manages some key projects for the European Movement. 

Matthew Hull

Membership and Fundraising Officer

Matthew leads on supporting the European Movement UK’s membership community, member recruitment activity and fundraising work. He manages membership communications and responds to queries from prospective and existing members. He joined the European Movement UK team in August 2020.

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