DTP Board

As an independent non-government organisation (NGO) and charity, DTP is governed by a Board of Directors. All are respected professionals, drawn from different fields and contributing their expertise in strategic direction and oversight of DTP. These Directors do not receive any financial remuneration for the time that they give to DTP’s work.

Michael Do Rozario
Michael Do Rozario
Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Dr Caroline Aebersold
Management Consultant, CJA Consulting
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Associate Professor Philip Chung
Executive Director, Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII)
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Suwanee Dharmalingam
Portfolio Manager, Leyland Private Asset Management; Director, Centre for Eye Research Australia;
James Fitzgerald
James Fitzgerald
Legal Consultant & Strategist
Noam Peleg
Dr Noam Peleg
Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales Faculty of Law and Justice
Ken Woo
Ken Woo
Management Consultant

DTP Advisory Council

DTP appreciates the advice and guidance of its distinguished Australian and International Advisory Council members, individuals who have all given long service to international efforts to promote and protect human rights.

Advisory Council Australia

Emeritus Prof Paul Redmond AM

Sir Gerard Brennan Professor, University of Technology Sydney; Former Dean, Faculty of Law, UNSW; Former Chair & Board Member, DTP 

Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG

Retired Judge of the High Court of Australia

Prof Hilary Charlesworth AM FASSA

Judge, International Court of Justice; Harrison Moore Professor of Law and Melbourne Laureate Professor, University of Melbourne

Prof Julian Disney AO

Director, The Social Justice Project, UNSW; Chairperson, Australian Press Council; Former President, International Council on Social Welfare

Prof Mick Dodson AM FASSA

Director, ANU National Centre for Indigenous Studies; Former Chairperson, Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies; 2009 Australian of the Year

Dr Elizabeth Evatt AC

Former Commissioner, International Commission of Jurists; Former Member, UN Human Rights Committee

Prof Marcia Langton AM

Foundation Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies and Associate Provost, University of Melbourne

Mr Pat Walsh AM

Human Rights Consultant; Former Secretary of CAVR, East Timor; Former Human Rights Director, Australian Council for Overseas Aid

Advisory Council International

HE José Ramos-Horta

Founder and Patron; Nobel Peace Laureate; President of Timor-Leste

Dr Philip Alston

Professor of International Law, New York University; Former UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty & Human Rights (2014-2020)

Emeritus Prof Vitit Muntabhorn

Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok; UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia

Mr Ravi Nair

Director, South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre, New Delhi

Professor Michael O’Flaherty

Director, European Union Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA)

Mr Lopeti Senituli

CEO, Ministry of Internal Affairs of Tonga; Former Senior Advisor, Prime Minister of Tonga

Ms Vicki Tauli-Corpuz

Former UN Special Rapporteur, Rights of Indigenous Peoples; Director, Tebtebba Foundation – Philippines

Dr Hendardi

Executive Director, PBHI, Indonesia

Mr Basil Fernando

Human Rights Activist, Jurist & Author

Mr Somchai Homloar

Human Rights Lawyer; Executive Director, Asian Institute for Human Rights

Hon Motarilavoa Hilda Lini

Former Director, Pacific Concerns Resource Centre