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Justine Nolan standing on the UNSW Kensington Campus mall.
Director Professor Justine Nolan

Justine Nolan is a Professor in the Faculty of Law and Justice at UNSW Sydney and Director of the Australian Human Rights Institute.  Justine's research focuses on the intersection of business and human rights, in particular, supply chain responsibility for human rights and modern slavery. Prior to joining UNSW in 2004, she worked as an international human rights lawyer and also in public interest and private legal practice.

Natalie Galea
Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Natalie Galea

Natalie Galea is a leading interdisciplinary researcher in gender justice, business and human rights. Her primary research interests are in gender equality in male dominated sectors and gender violence in sport. Natalie's research is focused on the structural and institutional barriers to gender justice. Her PhD research focused on the mechanisms that maintain and reinforce male dominance in the Australian construction sector. 

Business Manager Oras Khalaf
Business Manager Oras Khalaf
Amy Kusuma
Administrator Amy Kusuma
The advisory committee members stand in a group
Advisory Committee

Dr David Cooke, Chair of the UN Global Compact Network Australia  (Chair)

Pablo Berrutti – Senior investment specialist, Stewart Investors, Sustainable Funds Group

Professor Megan Davis – Expert Member, United Nations Expert Mechanism on the rights of Indigenous peoples

Kieren Fitzpatrick – Director, Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF)

Craig Foster – Former Socceroo Captain, Commentator, Sport and Human Rights Advocate

Rebecca Gilsenan – Principal Lawyer, Maurice Blackburn

Kate Harrison – Partner, Gilbert+Tobin

Fran Kelly – Presenter, ABC RN Breakfast

Chris Lamb – Deputy Commissioner, NSW Public Service Commission

Professor Robyn Norton AO – Principal Director, The George Institute for Global Health

Elaine Pearson – Australia Director, Human Rights Watch

Magda Szubanski AO – Actor, author and advocate

Professor George Williams AO – Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Planning and Assurance, UNSW

Dr Phoebe Wynn-Pope – Head of Business and Human Rights, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Noël Zihabamwe – Founder and Chairperson for African Australian Advocacy Centre

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