Silkie Carlo

Silkie Carlo

Silkie Carlo is the founding director of Big Brother Watch, a non-party, non-profit, civil liberties organisation formed to protect the privacy of UK citizens.

Before founding Big Brother Watch, Silkie was a Senior Advocacy Officer at Liberty, an advocacy group intended to protect civil liberties and to engender a "rights culture" in British society. Silkie was also involed in both the legal challenge to the Investigatory Powers Act and Edward Snowden's official defence fund.