Comms Group

Andrew Moore, HALO Trust

Andrew Moore

Director of Private Fundraising & Communications

Former professional opera singer, who has worked for HALO since 2005. Has managed demining operations in Mozambique, Angola, Afghanistan, Kosovo and Georgia. As Regional Director for Europe he was responsible for developing private fundraising for Kosovo and Nagorno Karabakh. He now oversees all private fundraising as Director of Development.

Paul McCann, HALO Trust.

Paul McCann

Head of Communications

Paul has lengthy international experience working in journalism and communications. He was a reporter on The Times in the UK, before running communications for UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees. Before HALO, he was communications and advocacy director at the global justice NGO Namati. At HALO he helps to tell our story.

Louise Vaughan

Louise Vaughan

Global Media Manager

Louise Vaughan has worked in the media and for NGOs for 20 years. She started her career at BBC Radio Scotland and then became a features writer at Scotland on Sunday. She reported from Rio de Janeiro for the Independent before becoming an editor on The Sunday Times. In 2008, she went to work for the Control Arms coalition campaign for an Arms Trade Treaty. She has also led media relations for a UK charity working with families affected by child sexual exploitation. She joined HALO in 2015 and has an MSc in Conflict, Security & Development from the University of Leeds.

Rachel Brock

Rachel Brock

Social Media Manager

Rachel Brock joined HALO in 2006 and completed her Operations Training in Cambodia, Nagorno Karabakh, Abkhazia and Angola. She was the first Programme Support Officer in Afghanistan and Cambodia. Rachel retrained and rejoined HALO in 2017 as the organisation's first Social Media Manager. As well as managing HALO's growing social media presence, she also creates many of HALO's videos. Rachel practices yoga and enjoys downtime with her young daughter.

Sarah Cochrane, Fundraising Office HALO Trust

Sarah Cochrane

Fundraising Officer

Sarah joined HALO in July 2015 to assist the communications and fundraising team. Previously she was a PA for a HNW individual organising their daily life to high profile events. In her spare time she can be found helping her husband out on the farm and assisting with fundraising events for The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers and the Dumfriesshire & Stewartry Foxhounds.