Iana Messetchkova

Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, 2016–Present

Iana has a BA in International Relations from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, as well as an MA in Human Rights Law at SOAS in London. She has previously worked with the UNHCR Public Information team in Bulgaria, as well as the human rights section of the EU Delegation to the United Nations. Iana has also volunteered with Detention Action in London, where she assisted with casework for individuals in immigration detention, including asylum seekers. She is currently based in London.