Esther Swaffield

England Director

Esther is IJM UK's England Director, and has been part of IJM UK since 2016.

Esther’s leads a dynamic team who work across England to engage local partners, champions and supporters with the global movement to end slavery and violent oppression. She is a gifted communicator and loves sharing stories of breakthrough from around the world.

Prior to IJM, Esther trained as a teacher and worked for several years in the classroom. She holds a BA in Literature from the University of Durham and an MA in Leadership from Warwick University. She lives with her husband Tom, in the beautiful North East of England.