Mark Barrell

Head of advocacy and influencing

Mark Barrell is the Head of Advocacy and Influencing at CBM UK. Prior to joining them he lived in Maputo, Mozambique and Kampala, Uganda where he was involved in locally led access to justice programmes. He was recently part of the CBM UK team at COP26 where the organisation has observer status and helped author the DDG Disability Inclusion in Climate Action briefing paper.  


Ezekiel Rukuruva, 62, preparing a rainwater channel near his home in a food-insecure area of Chiredzi, Zimbabwe, and linked to us through CBM-partner Jairos Jiri Association.
18 October 2021
An estimated 20% of people most vulnerable to climate change are persons with disabilities. Yet they are rarely included in climate action, and are frequently excluded from the decision-making processes and plans to address climate change.