Jonathan Cox is Deputy Director Citizen UK and Lead Organiser for Citizens Cymru Wales
Jonathan began his organising career as Coordinator for the Independent Asylum Commission, which culminated in a nationwide campaign to end the detention of children for immigration purposes.
Alongside UK-wide work on migration, he has built alliances in Wandsworth and most recently in Wales, where he now lives with his wife and two children.
Jonathan holds a BA in History and Politics from the University of Durham and an MA in Community Organising from Queen Mary, University of London, where he co-led a Postgraduate Certificate in Community Organising course. He is an Associate Lecturer at Newman University, Birmingham, who now accredit Citizens UK’s training.
Jonathan previously worked in Westminster as a Researcher to an MP and Government Minister, and then as Parliamentary Officer for a leading refugee charity.