Dr Ally Dunhill is the Director of Policy, Advocacy and Communications at Eurochild, a civil society organisation based in Brussels. Eurochild has almost 200 national organisations active in 37 European countries, and a very active Eurochild Children’s Council, it is the largest network of children’s rights organisations in Europe. Eurochild advocates for systemic reforms that address structural inequalities.
Ally is responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight to Eurochild’s policy, advocacy and communications. Oversees Eurochild’s influence on public policy by coordinating advocacy towards the EU institutions.
Ally has worked across education and social care organisations globally for over 30 years, advocating for and with children, young people and their families to bring about key changes in policy, legislation and practice that will have a lasting impact on their lived experiences. She was also an Associate Dean at the University of Hull, and has published work on children’s rights and human rights education.