Maran Turner

Maran Turner is Executive Director of Freedom Now.

Prior to joining Freedom Now, she was a lawyer with the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she managed a team of pro bono lawyers and worked with Southern African jurists on human rights litigation.

Prior to her position with SALC, she was an associate with DLA Piper LLP (US) where she was honored as Pro Bono Attorney of the Year for her international human rights work representing notable human rights defenders such as former President of the Czech Republic Václav Havel and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Desmond Tutu.