Claire Mahon's apartment is jam packed with packing cases.

Our People arrived in their slipstream and their owner keeps apologising for the space they've gobbled up.

She apologies so often we tell her to shut up about them. Rude? No doubt, but the reality is they represent what we're there to talk to Claire about – a lifetime spent living in places other than her new/old home town. All will be revealed on that front.

For the past 15 years she's been Geneva-based, initially working with Amnesty International and other non-profit organisations, then came the United Nations.


The human rights