Eiri 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.