Meet the team


Anna Macdonald | Director of the Control Arms Secretariat, leading a global civil society coalition working for international arms control. Played a key leadership role in the successful campaign for an Arms Trade Treaty. Formerly at Oxfam for 18 years in range of positions including: Head of Arms Control; Campaigns and Communications Director; International Campaign Manager; Senior Communications Exec; Programme Manager. MA Development Studies, Leeds University and BA (hons) Politics and Geography, Sheffield University. | @annamac33


Raluca Muresan | Membership Outreach and Program Officer for the Control Arms Secretariat, managing coalition communications, membership and outreach, and operational and programmatic support. Education: MA International Relations and Diplomacy, Seton Hall University and BA Political Science and Global Studies, Arizona State University. | @rimuresa


Zoya Craig | Operations and Finance Manager for the Control Arms Secretariat, overseeing grants and fiscal management, logistics, operations, development and fundraising applications, and regional coordination. Education: MSc Global Affairs, New York University and BA International Development Studies and BA East Asian Studies, McGill University. | @ohboyaitszoya

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Cynthia Ebbs | ATT Legal Consultant for the Control Arms Secretariat, providing assistance and legal advice on a variety of issues including legal analysis of the ATT text, review of model legislation, and assessment of the ATT in relation to relevant international and regional treaties and agreements. | @CindyEbbs


Deepayan Basu Ray | ATT Monitor Coordinator for the Control Arms Secretariat, managing all aspects of the project, including editing and preparing research, managing outreach and communications, and building and maintaining research and advisory networks. Education: MA International Relations, University of Sussex and BA Political Science, York University (Canada). | @dbasuray77


Rob Perkins | Researcher for the Control Arms Secretariat’s ATT Monitor project, researching case studies of arms transfers and tracking the implementation and impact of the Arms Trade Treaty. Education: MA Post-War Recovery Studies, and BA History and Politics, University of York. | @robjperkins


Volunteer Regional Coordinators:


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Fred Lubang
Asia | @fredlubang


Folade Mutota
Caribbean | @folademutota


Kloe Tricot O’Farrell
Europe | @KloeOfarrell


Maria Pia Devoto
Latin America | @piadevoto


Fadi Abi Allam
Middle East and North Africa | @ppmleb


Shobha Shrestha
South Asia | @ShobhaShrestha2



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