Susan Botros, Senior Policy Analyst
Susan Botros has more than 10 years of experience in strategy, research and project implementation regarding equality and inclusion of vulnerable and marginalized groups in society. Her experience spans central and local British Government as well as the third sector, across various different themes including modern-day slavery, LGBT+ rights, women’s rights, race and ethnicity, mental health and more.
Susan is passionate about grassroots, collaborative work with marginalized groups and the empowerment of vulnerable individuals. She strives to give a voice and representation to the often-forgotten groups in society and is able to create genuine connections with the most hard-to-reach. This passion has seen her working closely with community groups and government to create inclusive projects, policies, and spaces. Susan has a passion for international development issues from a socio-political perspective, including ending modern-day slavery; poverty; and fostering social cohesion and peace. She also has experience working across policy issues in Bangladesh, Colombia, Mexico, and Portugal.
Susan holds an MSc in International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies from the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE); a PGCert in Advanced Child Protection from the University of Kent; and a BSc in African Studies from Birmingham University. Her research at the undergraduate and graduate levels was focused on violence, community inclusion, peace, and security.