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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 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.
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