UVW is directed by a non-hierarchical Executive Committee

Our Executive Committee:

  PERCY  IS ORIGINALLY FROM PERU, AND MOVED TO LONDON IN 2007. HE WORKS AS A CLEANER AT KING'S COLLEGE, AND IN HIS PREVIOUS WORKPLACE, HE SUCCESSFULLY CAMPAIGNED FOR THE LIVING WAGE, SICK PAY, DIGNITY AND RESPECT. PERCY'S COURAGE HAS INSPIRED MANY OTHER WORKERS TO STEP UP FROM COMPLAINING TO CAMPAIGNING.

PERCY IS ORIGINALLY FROM PERU, AND MOVED TO LONDON IN 2007. HE WORKS AS A CLEANER AT KING'S COLLEGE, AND IN HIS PREVIOUS WORKPLACE, HE SUCCESSFULLY CAMPAIGNED FOR THE LIVING WAGE, SICK PAY, DIGNITY AND RESPECT. PERCY'S COURAGE HAS INSPIRED MANY OTHER WORKERS TO STEP UP FROM COMPLAINING TO CAMPAIGNING.

  VICTOR IS  ORIGINALLY FROM ECUADOR, AND MOVED TO LONDON FROM SPAIN, WHERE HE HAD WORKED IN VARIOUS INDUSTRIES AND WAS INVOLVED IN SETTING UP A FOUNDATION TO HELP MIGRANTS SUFFERING EXPLOITATION AT WORK. IN 2016 VICTOR LED A 58-DAY STRIKE TO WIN THE LIVING WAGE AND REINSTATEMENT OF HIS COLLEAGUES AT 100 WOOD STREET.

VICTOR IS ORIGINALLY FROM ECUADOR, AND MOVED TO LONDON FROM SPAIN, WHERE HE HAD WORKED IN VARIOUS INDUSTRIES AND WAS INVOLVED IN SETTING UP A FOUNDATION TO HELP MIGRANTS SUFFERING EXPLOITATION AT WORK. IN 2016 VICTOR LED A 58-DAY STRIKE TO WIN THE LIVING WAGE AND REINSTATEMENT OF HIS COLLEAGUES AT 100 WOOD STREET.

  PETROS  IS ORIGINALLY FROM THE UK, AND LIVED IN CARACAS, VENEZUELA FOR 3 YEARS. UPON HIS RETURN TO LONDON, HE MET WITH LATIN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES, AND SAW INSTITUTIONAL WORKPLACE ABUSE OF MIGRANTS. PETROS QUICKLY DEDICATED HIMSELF TO FIGHTING INJUSTICE, FOUNDING UNITED VOICES OF THE WORLD IN JANUARY 2014.

PETROS IS ORIGINALLY FROM THE UK, AND LIVED IN CARACAS, VENEZUELA FOR 3 YEARS. UPON HIS RETURN TO LONDON, HE MET WITH LATIN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES, AND SAW INSTITUTIONAL WORKPLACE ABUSE OF MIGRANTS. PETROS QUICKLY DEDICATED HIMSELF TO FIGHTING INJUSTICE, FOUNDING UNITED VOICES OF THE WORLD IN JANUARY 2014.

  JULIANA  IS ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA AND HAS WORKED WITH WOMEN'S COOPERATIVES IN A MARGINALISED BARRIO IN GUATEMALA CITY, AND ALSO IN CHIAPAS, MÉXICO, WHERE SHE DEFENDED HUMAN RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES VS. LAND BARONS. JULIANA STUDIED MIGRATION, MOBILITY AND DEVELOPMENT AT SOAS.

JULIANA IS ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA AND HAS WORKED WITH WOMEN'S COOPERATIVES IN A MARGINALISED BARRIO IN GUATEMALA CITY, AND ALSO IN CHIAPAS, MÉXICO, WHERE SHE DEFENDED HUMAN RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES VS. LAND BARONS. JULIANA STUDIED MIGRATION, MOBILITY AND DEVELOPMENT AT SOAS.

  VERA  IS ORIGINALLY FROM GERMANY, AND MOVED TO LONDON IN 2010 AS A Dedicated POLITICAL ACTIVIST PASSIONATELY UNITING PEOPLE AGAINST INJUSTICE. VERA WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN BUILDING UVW FROM DAY ONE. She works Full time for a research Unit that delivers background research for global Trade Union campaigns.

VERA IS ORIGINALLY FROM GERMANY, AND MOVED TO LONDON IN 2010 AS A Dedicated POLITICAL ACTIVIST PASSIONATELY UNITING PEOPLE AGAINST INJUSTICE. VERA WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN BUILDING UVW FROM DAY ONE. She works Full time for a research Unit that delivers background research for global Trade Union campaigns.

  ClaUDIA  is originally from Bolivia, and moved to London in 2003. Her own experiences with abusive and racist employers made her passionate about UVW’s work. She is the co-treasurer of UVW. She trained as a Mental Health professional She loves challenging the establishment and oppression of BAME communities. Claudia is a Single Mum of tow boys.

ClaUDIA is originally from Bolivia, and moved to London in 2003. Her own experiences with abusive and racist employers made her passionate about UVW’s work. She is the co-treasurer of UVW. She trained as a Mental Health professional She loves challenging the establishment and oppression of BAME communities. Claudia is a Single Mum of tow boys.

  SUSANA  IS ORIGINALLY FROM ECUADOR, AND MOVED TO SPAIN AFTER THE 1998 BANKING CRISIS. WHEN THE 2008 CRASH UNFOLDED, SHE MOVED AGAIN, THIS TIME TO LONDON, WORKING AS A TOPSHOP CLEANER UNTIL HER UNLAWFUL DISMISSAL FOR DEMANDING A LIVING WAGE WITH THE SUPPORT OF HER UNION. SUSANA IS A SINGLE MOTHER OF THREE CHILDREN.

SUSANA IS ORIGINALLY FROM ECUADOR, AND MOVED TO SPAIN AFTER THE 1998 BANKING CRISIS. WHEN THE 2008 CRASH UNFOLDED, SHE MOVED AGAIN, THIS TIME TO LONDON, WORKING AS A TOPSHOP CLEANER UNTIL HER UNLAWFUL DISMISSAL FOR DEMANDING A LIVING WAGE WITH THE SUPPORT OF HER UNION. SUSANA IS A SINGLE MOTHER OF THREE CHILDREN.

  Shiri  is a cultural worker and an activist who has been involved over the years with projects around radical education, community work and organised labour. She has been an activist with UVW since 2015, alongside her day job and co-organising the Antiuniversity Now project. She is a migrant worker and a single mum, living in London.

Shiri is a cultural worker and an activist who has been involved over the years with projects around radical education, community work and organised labour. She has been an activist with UVW since 2015, alongside her day job and co-organising the Antiuniversity Now project. She is a migrant worker and a single mum, living in London.

  Gregor  is originally from Poland before he came to the UK in 2012 he lived in Spain for 12 years. He loves UVW as it is supporting working class people and he feels the need to contribute. He is working as a cleaner in London. When he is not working or organising within UVW he likes to spend time with his family.

Gregor is originally from Poland before he came to the UK in 2012 he lived in Spain for 12 years. He loves UVW as it is supporting working class people and he feels the need to contribute. He is working as a cleaner in London. When he is not working or organising within UVW he likes to spend time with his family.

  MARIA (MAFER)  IS ORIGINALLY FROM EL SALVADOR. SHE LIVED IN MEXICO AND SPAIN, THEN MOVED TO LONDON TO STUDY A MASTER'S IN GLOBALISATION AND LATIN AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT AT UCL. SHE BELIEVES THAT BY GIVING VOICES TO THOSE WHO HAVE TRADITIONALLY BEEN SILENCED, UVW IS PAVING THE WAY TOWARDS A FAIRER SOCIETY.

MARIA (MAFER) IS ORIGINALLY FROM EL SALVADOR. SHE LIVED IN MEXICO AND SPAIN, THEN MOVED TO LONDON TO STUDY A MASTER'S IN GLOBALISATION AND LATIN AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT AT UCL. SHE BELIEVES THAT BY GIVING VOICES TO THOSE WHO HAVE TRADITIONALLY BEEN SILENCED, UVW IS PAVING THE WAY TOWARDS A FAIRER SOCIETY.

  .Wilson  is from Colombia. Wilson is a trained graphic designer and is working as a cleaner is London. He got involved with UVW in 2014 when he saw the difference the union made to the workers and their families. Wilson believes in the power of unity. When not working or organising within UVW he likes to spend time with his wife and his three children.

.Wilson is from Colombia. Wilson is a trained graphic designer and is working as a cleaner is London. He got involved with UVW in 2014 when he saw the difference the union made to the workers and their families. Wilson believes in the power of unity. When not working or organising within UVW he likes to spend time with his wife and his three children.

  MOLLY  GREW UP IN THE UK AND STUDIED SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE AT KING'S COLLEGE LONDON. She Lived IN MEXICO AND BRAZIL WHERE SHE MET MANY ACTIVISTS FIGHTING INJUSTICES IN THEIR OWN COUNTRIES. RETURNING TO LONDON SHE FOUND OUT ABOUT UVW AND WAS KEEN TO CONTRIBUTE HER GRAIN OF SAND TO FIGHTING EXPLOITATIVE LABOUR PRACTICES IN THE UK, THAT especially AFFECT MIGRANT WORKERS. SHE BECAME HEAVILY INVOLVED IN THE LSE CAMPAIGN, AND FROM THEN ON WAS HOOKED!

MOLLY GREW UP IN THE UK AND STUDIED SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE AT KING'S COLLEGE LONDON. She Lived IN MEXICO AND BRAZIL WHERE SHE MET MANY ACTIVISTS FIGHTING INJUSTICES IN THEIR OWN COUNTRIES. RETURNING TO LONDON SHE FOUND OUT ABOUT UVW AND WAS KEEN TO CONTRIBUTE HER GRAIN OF SAND TO FIGHTING EXPLOITATIVE LABOUR PRACTICES IN THE UK, THAT especially AFFECT MIGRANT WORKERS. SHE BECAME HEAVILY INVOLVED IN THE LSE CAMPAIGN, AND FROM THEN ON WAS HOOKED!