Jen Ang Director of Policy and Strategy
Jen is a co-founder and Director, responsible for strategy and development as well as oversight of our policy, communications and training. She also leads our Scottish Just Law Centre (SJLC) and our social enterprise, JRS Knowhow.
Jen is an experienced human rights lawyer qualified to practice in Scotland, England and Wales, and New York State. She is a legal expert on asylum, human rights and children’s rights, and on the rights of survivors of torture, and is regularly asked to speak, and contribute to research, policy and publications in these areas.
Jen is also an experienced lecturer in law with the Open University, lecturing on Scots law and the law of England and Wales. She is an enthusiastic advocate of open education and widening access to education for all.
David Macleod Social Enterprise Lead
David is the Social Enterprise Lead for JRS Knowhow, with responsibility for the startup and growth of this new venture.
Prior to joining JRS Knowhow, David has held various roles within local authority, private leisure & corporate sectors over his 20 year career. His successes include the UK growth of sports programming for children and the creation of a nationally recognised environmental award for businesses.
Laura ffrench-Constant Learning & Development Co-ordinator
Laura is the Learning & Development Co-ordinator for JRS Knowhow, responsible for creating accessible, inclusive and engaging online learning experiences.
Laura joins JRS Knowhow after delivering a variety of online learning experiences for a Scottish network body, designed to make value-driven organisations more effective. Laura previously worked for an international communication consultancy delivering training and developing resources for international researchers, and also worked on a university research project.
Laura believes that well designed digital has the potential to transform our ways of working, learning and connecting.