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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Operations Manager - Lynne

Lynne joined Zero Tolerance in January 2023. Her work includes leading on key operational aspects of the organisation and supporting the staff team to deliver ZT’s strategic aims. In her spare time, Lynne enjoys reading and hillwalking.



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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.


Communications 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.

Cartoon of a white woman with long red hair, glasses, and a blue turtleneck jumper.Policy Officer - Catherine

Catherine joined Zero Tolerance in January 2024. She works to develop policy positions, priorities, and responses to prevent violence against women and girls. When not at work, Catherine likes to read, play golf, and collect crystals.



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Policy and Practice officer: Children and young people - Katie

Katie joined Zero Tolerance in August 2022. She works to influence on policy and practice in early years, schools, youth work settings, and beyond. When not at work Katie can be found playing netball, reading fantasy books, supporting young feminist campaigners, or cooking for friends.



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Research and Participation Officer - Jenny

Jenny is our research and participation officer. She leads on all things research, making sure we understand the causes of violence against women and girls in all communities and that we actively co-produce with them to understand how to prevent it from happening. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to records and taking her wee dog for walks.



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