Nick Sigler worked for the labour movement for nearly forty years, firstly for the Labour Party in a range of positions and latterly as the head of the International Department of UNISON, Britain’s largest trade union. In addition Nick has worked overseas in a number of positions including in the European Parliament and for the OSCE in Serbia. Throughout his career Nick has been responsible for managing a range of projects in different parts of the world working with emerging political parties, trade unionists and other activists. Following his ‘retirement’ in 2013 Nick has been a trustee of a number of charities including the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust and RefugeeYouth. The son of refugees from Nazi Germany, Nick has always felt a commitment to protecting and enhancing the rights of migrants and refugees and to ensure that the enormous benefits they bring to the country and their communities are better understood and valued.