Justine Lancaster serves as senior Political Specialist to the U.S. Embassy in London. Prior to joining the U.S. Embassy, Justine worked extensively over seven years for senior Parliamentarians in the UK Parliament, both in opposition and in government. Her role with the U.S. Embassy includes working with the Ambassador and senior officials to maintain and advance U.S./UK relations and advising on political development in the UK, with a particular focus on Parliament and the UK government. Her current responsibilities also include compiling the Congressionally mandated annual reports on Human Rights and on Trafficking in Persons. Justine is married with two young children and lives in South London.