Our staff

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Co-Directors - Rachel & Laura

Laura joined Zero Tolerance in October 2010 and Rachel joined in May 2016. Their work includes managing the staff team, overseeing all project work and leading on the organisation’s policy work and strategic development.

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Campaigns and Engagement Officer - Jo

Joanna joined the organization in October 2017. Her role involves connecting with a wide range of stakeholders to help boost awareness on gender equality issues and improve gender based violence prevention practices across the media, voluntary and statutory services.



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Maisie joined Zero Tolerance in March 2020. Her role includes working with a range of stakeholders to develop, influence, and analyse Scottish and UK policies on issues of gender equality and primary prevention. She also works to ensure the use of credible evidence through robust research, and evaluation. In her spare time, Maisie loves to be in the Scottish outdoors enjoying hiking, cycling and canoeing. Or, if confined indoors enjoys creative hobbies like embroidery, silversmithing and writing stories.


Communications and Events Officer - Lynne

Lynne joined the organisation in July 2021. She works to communicate all the fabulous work we do on preventing violence against women and girls. When not working for ZT Lynne can often be found in a book shop and enjoys reading fantasy, writing and during the festive season, watching really bad festive films.


Project Support Intern - Jen

Jen joined Zero Tolerance in July 2021. Her role is to assist ongoing projects within them team and develop her own personal project in line with Zero Tolerance's strategy. Jen comes from a background of English literature and creative writing, and in her spare time enjoys hiking, painting and reading.


Finance and Administration Officer- Sue

Sue joined in August 2021. Her role is to provide a professional finance function to support the strategic objectives of ZT. When not at ZT Sue teaches on the Nexus Scotland international education programme, Women for Leadership. She loves walking, canoeing, photography and creative writing.

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