Rachel Witkin is Head of Counter-Trafficking and Publications at the Helen Bamber Foundation, which runs a specialist Counter-Trafficking programme to provide ongoing and long-term assessment, letters, and witness statements, safeguarding and contact support for survivors in accordance with their individual needs and risks. She also works as an independent consultant for the Office of Democratic Institutions & Human Rights (ODIHR). Publications include: The Trauma Informed Code of Conduct for All Professionals Working with Survivors of Trafficking and Slavery (TiCC), The UK Slavery and Trafficking Survivor Care Standards and the 2021 OSCE/ODIHR NRM Handbook. Rachel has been a fellow of the Centre since 201x?
Rachel’s interest is to ensure that professionals from any field of discipline who work with trafficking survivors have accessible ‘how to’ guidance which they can use and reference easily to work safely and effectively. Rachel is a visiting Fellow at St. Mary’s University and in 2015 received the National Marsh Trust Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Fight Against Modern Slavery.