Tamara-Jade Kaz


Tamara-Jade is a Trainer on camp and has also been Lead Facilitator, having worked on the residential programme since its early days. Outside of Bootcamp, Tamara-Jade is an in-house trainer at the Black feminist gendered violence-focused organisation Imkaan. She also freelances as a social action trainer and facilitator supporting a range of groups, from grassroots to larger NGOs, to have difficult conversations about strategy, putting intersectional politics into practise and about power. Tamara-Jade also is an illustrator and graphic recorder.

Kahra Wayland-Larty

Making videos with your smartphone

Kahra’s background was in youth work before moving into diverse campaigns and digital comms roles at 38 Degrees, Global Jusice Now and for the Progressive Alliance campaign in the 2017 general election. She is currently Senior Policy Officer at Youth Access where she works to make sure young people’s voices are heard in decisions about the mental health system.

Faizan Fiaz

Making videos with your smartphone

Faizan is an award-winning video journalist and a communications consultant who has worked with international news organisations such as the Associated Press Television News, BBC World and the New York Times, as well as local charities such as Age UK and Imaan.

Kat Sladden


Kat is an activist, campaigns consultant and the founder of WeHuddle, a community to support and inspire women leading campaigns. She is currently supporting the survivors and bereaved families of the Grenfell Tower fire through campaign group, Grenfell United, which fights for justice and change. She also works with Grenfell Speaks which is an organisation that was set up to make sure the media is covering the tragedy responsibly, and also helps survivors engage with the media.

James Robertson


James is an activist, freelance trainer, facilitator and music producer. He currently co-leads NEON's Movement Builders training and outside of this works primarily on helping groups develop strategy, framing, decision making processes. Previously he developed strategy and governance for NUS, evaluated campaign impact for Jubilee Debt Campaign, managed the Campaign and Democracy Support department at Leeds University Students’ Union and co-founded New Internationalist Campaigners – a subsidiary of New Internationalist Media co-op.

Rif Sharif

Mediator and Trainer

Experienced Mediator and Trainer Rif will join us at Bootcamp to lead training on conflict resolution and group dynamics, as well as providing support to the trainers and facilitators on camp.