Patrick Kane has extensive experience of working with social movements and trade unions in the Global South. As well as his long-standing involvement in international solidarity activism around human rights and labour rights issues, he has previously worked as a trade union organiser, academic researcher, and development practitioner. Patrick holds a PhD from the University of Sussex, and has published research on social movements, trade unions, human rights and popular struggles in Colombia. Patrick previously worked as a researcher for the Global Labour Institute on the ‘Organising Informal Workers’ project undertaken with the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), co-authoring the publication ‘Organising Informal Transport Workers – A Trade Union Guide’. He is driven by a passionate commitment to internationalism and solidarity, and firmly believes that activists in the Global South should be at the forefront of the international struggle for social justice.