Eiri Ohtani – Europe Regional Coorinator

Eiri Ohtani - Staff ProfileEiri Ohtani is European Regional Coordinator of the International Detention Coalition.

She has over 15 years of experience working with asylum seekers and migrants in the UK, including directorship of a specialist legal advice agency.  Since 2009, she has managed the Detention Forum in the UK, co-ordinating its advocacy work.  She also works as a consultant, mainly for migration NGOs, specialising in strategy setting and business planning and is currently Chair of Every Casualty Worldwide.

She has a degree from the London School of Economics and postgraduate degrees from the School of Oriental and African Studies and Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.