Digital Campaigns Officer
Tilly joined Generation Rent in 2020 after graduating from an MA course in Journalism. She has had by-lines in various local and national publications, including The Times and the Daily Mirror.
Vicky is a journalist and author specialising in the housing crisis and social affairs. She is The i Paper's housing correspondent and a writer and editor for Refinery29UK, but her work also appears elsewhere. In 2016, she worked on a campaign called Make Renting Fair, spotlighting the work of groups like Shelter, Citizens Advice and Generation Rent, and succeeded in getting letting fees for tenants in England banned.
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Dan Wilson Craw
Dan joined Generation Rent in 2014 after six years working in communications for health and green energy clients. He led the organisation between 2016 and its expansion in 2020. He now leads on communications and research.
Policy & Public Affairs Manager
Caitlin joined Generation Rent in 2019 after volunteering on the End Unfair Evictions campaign. She previously worked at youth homelessness charity Centrepoint, and at a public affairs agency working in education, housing and health.
Chair of the board
Ian is Executive Director and Chief Economist at Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. He was previously at Oxford Economics, the Social Market Foundation, and HM Treasury. He was a panellist on the 2016 Redfern Review on home ownership.
Samir Jeraj joined the board in July 2017. He is Policy & Practice Officer at Race Equality Foundation. He is also a freelance journalist and co-authored the 2016 book, The Rent Trap.
Hannah Williams founded RentalRaters in 2013, which allows tenants to review their previous landlords. She is a freelance communications consultant, with 16 years’ experience in marketing and communications.
Toby was the Prime Minister’s Special Adviser on housing until July 2019. He was previously at Shelter, Navigant Consulting and the Greater London Authority. In 2017 he co-authored Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing.
Eleanor joined the board in 2021. She is a housing and property solicitor at Anthony Gold Solicitors LLP and acts mainly for tenants and leaseholders in repair and possession cases, and for homeless applicants.