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Rachael Orr

Rachael Orr

Head of UK Programmes


Office Location: Oxford and London, UK

Rachael leads all of Oxfam GB's work on UK programmes and works with teams in England, Scotland and Wales. She leads the design and delivery of Oxfam programme work, and deliver hard hitting campaigns and an advocacy agenda tackling poverty and inequality across the UK.

Rachael joined Oxfam from Shelter, where she ran regional and national campaigns to change public opinion and Government policy on housing, welfare reform and wider UK poverty issues. She represented Shelter at select committees, public debates and in the media.  She has also worked as a support worker and in hostels for homeless people. 
She is the chair of Angel Shed Theatre company, an inclusive theatre charity in Islington, London and is involved with a number of grassroots campaigns in her local community.