Jago Russell

Jago is the Chief Executive of the human rights non-profit, Fair Trials (www.fairtrials.org). Before joining Fair Trials, he worked as a policy specialist at the human rights charity Liberty and worked as a Legal Specialist in the UK Parliament, assisting the Human Rights, Home Affairs and Constitutional Affairs Select Committees. Jago is a qualified solicitor and has published and lectured widely on a range of criminal justice and human rights issues. Jago is on the Advisory Council of the not for profit law firm Commons (https://www.commons.legal/) and is a Visiting Professor at the University of Bedfordshire.