Leila leads on media and communications at INQUEST. In this role she supports bereaved families to share their stories in the media, and to contribute to systemic change through collective campaigns organised alongside the communications and policy team. She also manages the INQUEST brand, website, social media and publications.

Leila joined INQUEST in 2022. She has an MA in Human Rights Law from SOAS, specialising in queer and feminist legal theory and state violence. 

She was previously the external affairs officer at Working Chance, an employment charity for women with convictions, where she worked across communications and policy.