Fiona Harrison is the Project Manager for the DIALLS consortium. She is responsible for managing and coordinating the project activities, ensuring that it runs smoothly and effectively and that the terms of the EC Grant Agreement are complied with (WP1 and WP9). She also leads on the project’s communications and dissemination activities (WP8).
Fiona has recently managed another three-year EC Horizon 2020 consortium grant (DIGIWHIST) and a six-year ERC FP7 grant (PRIVMORT) at the University of Cambridge within the Department of Sociology. Prior to joining the University, she worked in the international NGO sector for over 20 years where she developed and ran multiple EC-funded human rights and development projects primarily in Central and Eastern Europe and the post-Soviet state, focusing on freedom of expression, access to information, government transparency, minority rights, women’s rights and peace and reconciliation. She is also an experienced external evaluator of EC and government-funded projects in the field of media freedom. Fiona has an LLM in International Human Rights Law and a first degree in Modern Languages and Linguistics. She is also a qualified professional translator from German to English.