MDAC is governed by a global Board, and its staff are based in Budapest and London.

Honorary President



Honorary President


Thomas Hammarberg




Phillippa Kaufmann QC
Barrister at Matrix Chambers, London. Winner of “Human Rights and Public Law Silk of the Year” in 2014

Peter Chivers
Vice Chair
Former Chief Knowledge Officer of KPMG global

Andreas Rindler
Partner, BearingPoint

Jennifer Randall PhD
Senior Lecturer, University of East London

Felicity Callard PhD
Immediate Past Chair
Reader of Medical Humanities at the University of Durham, and Director of the Hubbub at the Wellcome Trust, London

Michael Bach PhD
Executive Vice President of the Canadian Association for Community Living and Managing Director of the Iris Centre.

Mike Bienenfeld JD
Partner, Linklaters LLP, London  

Robert Kushen JD
Senior Advisor at the Open Society Foundations

Dominic Lennon
Fundraising Director at Barnados

Ron Richler
Partner Emeritus, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Toronto





Oliver Lewis
Executive Director
Read his blog. Follow on twitter @olewis75


Steven Allen
Campaigns Director
Twitter: @stivuallen

Ann Campbell
Litigation Director
Twitter: @AnnCampbell_HRs

Betti Nagy
Finance and Administration Director


Oana Girlescu
Advocacy Officer

Eyong Mbuen
Project Manager

Barbara Méhes
Legal Officer

Ádám Szklenár
Digital Media and Communications Assistant

Ágnes Vári
Finance and Administration Assistant

Anna Zeller
Project Assistant

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