Convenor Group

  Tanya     Pridannikoff    e:    Tanya.Pridannikoff@dfat.gov.au     Tanya re-joined the Law and Justice Section at the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in January 2018 as Assistant Director.  Previously she worked in evaluation, law and justice, governance and human rights for the Australian aid program. This has included designing and evaluating programs in Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and Solomon Islands.  .

Tanya Pridannikoff

e: Tanya.Pridannikoff@dfat.gov.au

Tanya re-joined the Law and Justice Section at the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in January 2018 as Assistant Director.

Previously she worked in evaluation, law and justice, governance and human rights for the Australian aid program. This has included designing and evaluating programs in Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and Solomon Islands.

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  Lisa Denney    e:    l.denney@odi.org.uk    Lisa is an independent consultant working on issues of justice, security and development in Asia and Africa.  She was previously a Research Fellow in Politics and Governance at the Overseas Development Institute. In 2014-15, Lisa was involved in the Independent Commission for Aid Impact's review of the UK security and justice assistance.   

Lisa Denney

e: l.denney@odi.org.uk

Lisa is an independent consultant working on issues of justice, security and development in Asia and Africa.

She was previously a Research Fellow in Politics and Governance at the Overseas Development Institute. In 2014-15, Lisa was involved in the Independent Commission for Aid Impact's review of the UK security and justice assistance.

 

  Nicola Nixon    e:  Nicola.Nixon@dfat.gov.au    Nicola is Director of the Law and Justice Section in the Development Policy Division in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Canberra. With a PhD from the University of Melbourne, Nicola started her career as an academic, teaching history and sociology at universities in Australia and Albania. Since crossing into international development 14 years ago, she has worked for UN agencies, international NGOs and, since 2011, for AusAID then DFAT. Her particular areas of interest in development include conflict and peacebuilding, gender, governance and social inclusion. Nicola has lived in the UK, Denmark, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Australia and Indonesia. From 2014 to 2018 she was Counsellor for Poverty and Social Development at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta.  .

Nicola Nixon

e: Nicola.Nixon@dfat.gov.au

Nicola is Director of the Law and Justice Section in the Development Policy Division in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Canberra. With a PhD from the University of Melbourne, Nicola started her career as an academic, teaching history and sociology at universities in Australia and Albania.
Since crossing into international development 14 years ago, she has worked for UN agencies, international NGOs and, since 2011, for AusAID then DFAT. Her particular areas of interest in development include conflict and peacebuilding, gender, governance and social inclusion. Nicola has lived in the UK, Denmark, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Australia and Indonesia. From 2014 to 2018 she was Counsellor for Poverty and Social Development at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta.

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  Veronica Taylor    e:  Veronica.Taylor@anu.edu.au    Veronica is a Professor in the School of Regulation and Global Governance at The Australian National University. She focuses on the practice and professionalisation of rule of law promotion and law and justice interventions.  As a practitioner, she has designed and led multi-year law and justice projects in Afghanistan, China, Indonesia and most recently, Myanmar.

Veronica Taylor

e: Veronica.Taylor@anu.edu.au

Veronica is a Professor in the School of Regulation and Global Governance at The Australian National University. She focuses on the practice and professionalisation of rule of law promotion and law and justice interventions.

As a practitioner, she has designed and led multi-year law and justice projects in Afghanistan, China, Indonesia and most recently, Myanmar.

  Helena Alves    e:  helena.alves@anu.edu.au    Helena is the secretariat for the Convenor Group.  She is a Research Officer with the School of Regulation and Global Governance at The Australian National University. Helena has a background in development aid and worked as an advisor in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Portugal and as an electoral officer and democratic governance officer in the UN Peacekeeping Mission in East Timor (UNMIT). She was for a few years an international affairs advisor at the Timor Gap oil company.

Helena Alves

e: helena.alves@anu.edu.au

Helena is the secretariat for the Convenor Group.

She is a Research Officer with the School of Regulation and Global Governance at The Australian National University. Helena has a background in development aid and worked as an advisor in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Portugal and as an electoral officer and democratic governance officer in the UN Peacekeeping Mission in East Timor (UNMIT). She was for a few years an international affairs advisor at the Timor Gap oil company.