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ENS has a small and dedicated secretariat based at our London office tasked with coordination, development and fundraising. In addition the advisory committee suports the Secretariat by providing training and research, contributing to strategic planning and representing ENS at external events across Europe.

Chris Nash


Chris Nash is the Director and co-founder of the European Network on Statelessness. He has worked in the refugee and migration field for 18 years, initially as an asylum lawyer and then at the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (Head of Policy and Advocacy), the Refugee Council of Australia (National Policy Director), Amnesty International (Head of Refugee and Migrant Rights Team) and Asylum Aid (International Protection Policy Coordinator). He has written widely on asylum, migration and statelessness policy, and is joint author of the 2011 UNHCR/Asylum Aid report Mapping Statelessness in the United Kingdom.


Nina Murray

Head of Policy and Research

Nina joined ENS in March 2017 to lead on research and policy work. She holds a masters degree in Migration Studies and a BA in Modern Iberian and Latin American Regional Studies. She previously worked at Scottish Refugee Council for over six years, and has extensive experience undertaking and leading research, policy development and advocacy with a focus on gender and refugee rights. She has also worked as a researcher at What Works Scotland, based at the University of Glasgow, and in a range of other professional and voluntary roles in the human rights field. Nina is also Convenor of the Board of Directors of Engender, Scotland’s leading third sector organisation working for women’s equality, and a trustee of the Ngbotima Charity Trust, supporting young people through education in Sierra Leone.


Jan Brulc

Head of Communications

Jan joined ENS in November 2015 to work on communications and online advocacy. He leads on improving information sharing throughout the network and is the main media contact for the organisation. He holds a masters degree in politics and philosophy. Previously, Jan worked for the Migrants Rights Network and the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) managing information and communications work from their London and Brussels office. He also worked as an external consultant for the Europan Medicine Agency (EMA), working in their communications and web department.


Khadija Badri

Advocacy and Engagement Officer

Khadija joined ENS in October 2018 to work on advocacy and our engagement with stateless people. She holds a master’s degree in Migration and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies. Previously, Khadija worked for Save the Children, coordinating and developing their Education Advocacy and Policy work globally. She has also worked with London International Development Centre as a Communications Intern and has volunteered with various refugee and asylum seeker support services in London.


Liz Odette

Operations Manager

Elizabeth joined ENS in November 2015 as operations manager responsible for managing HR, finance, governance and administration. Before joining ENS Elizabeth worked in a broad range of finance and business administration roles in the charity sector for over 10 years. Her interests include working with young people in various projects with which she is involved.