Tina is a senior human rights specialists with over a decade of cross-sector experience in law, strategy, public policy, and human rights. Prior to joining KPMG, she led the dispute resolution team at a central government agency, managing classified casework. As a human rights lawyer, Tina has reviewed and drafted legislation, and has applied it in both advisory roles and casework practice. As the essential services policy lead at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, Tina translated public interest litigation into strategic public policy outcomes.
Tina designed and delivered the first research on child marriage in Australia, resulting in a report and practical guidance on responses, as well as further investment in child marriage programs in NSW, and a better understanding of the nature and incidence of forced marriage in Australia. The research was included in the 2018 Global Slavery Index. She also conducted case work in the human trafficking space and worked closely with community organisations, law enforcement and other government agencies in developing identification and people-centric responses and capability building.
At KPMG Banarra, Tina applies her range of experience to assist Australian and multinational clients with their corporate responsibility to respect human rights, with a particular focus on modern slavery. She has worked across sectors and jurisdictions to build business capability in identifying and managing modern slavery risks and impacts.