Meet our team

Justice Connect’s Board

We’re governed by an independent volunteer board, who promote and protect the interests and objectives of Justice Connect.

The Justice Connect Board is made up of volunteers. Each board member contributes a wide range of commercial and philanthropic expertise, as well as a commitment to social justice.

 

Gillian Triggs

Chair of Justice Connect 

Emeritus Professor, LLM, PhD

Before joining us as Chair of Justice Connect, Gillian Triggs was the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission. Gillian has a wealth of experience in the legal, human rights and social justice sector, and is a strong advocate for women and refugees.

She has also had a vibrant academic career. She was Dean of the Faculty of Law and Challis Professor of International Law at the University of Sydney. She is also the author of many books and papers on human rights and international law.

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Our team

A shared vision of fairer and better lives has brought together a team that is committed to a more just world.

The key to our impact is the passionate commitment of our people. We hold ourselves to the highest standards, driven by a desire to deliver real improvements in the lives of the people and communities we help.

Chris Povey

 CEO

 

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Sue Woodward

 Director, Not-for-profit Law

“Not many people would proudly call themselves a charities and law nerd, but that’s me. I’m on a mission to #fixfundraising!”

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Kate Fazio

Head of innovation & engagement

“I’m really excited by how much potential there is for legal services to grow their impact and improve the experience of people needing legal help. We can also work together to build a legal system that delivers for the everyday people navigating that system, not just for the lawyers.”

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Our stories

Read the stories of those who have received justice through free, pro bono legal help.

 

Grace combats unfair rent arrears

With legal help, Grace was able to escape family violence without accruing debt.

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Kirupa avoids an unfair bill

"If I am happy in my life now, it’s because of Justice Connect."

Read Kirupa's story