Gillian Caldwell

CEO, Global Witness

Gillian Caldwell is CEO of Global Witness. A social justice advocate for over 35 years, she previously ran a consultancy to help progressive organizations increase their impact. Caldwell also led 1Sky (merged with, helping build the collaborative climate and energy campaign from its inception, and WITNESS, which harnesses the power of video to highlight human rights abuses. She has directed a global undercover investigation on the Russian mafia’s involvement in trafficking women for forced prostitution; worked on the documentaries Citizen Koch, on the corrosive force of money in politics, and Bought & Sold; and authored and co-edited Video for Change: A Guide to Advocacy and Activism.

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