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Nicole Bieske

Transparency International Australia
Head of Programme, Mining for Sustainable Development Programme
Nicole has over 14 years’ experience in senior leadership roles in not-for-profits, both in International Non-Governmental Organisations and at the grassroots. At Oxfam Nicole managed policy, advocacy and campaigns teams within Australia and globally. Prior to her role at Oxfam, Nicole Bieske was the CEO at Inner Melbourne Community Legal where she oversaw the provision of legal services to vulnerable and marginalised community members through a range of legal outreach programs and community partnerships. Nicole has significant governance experience having served on both the Australian and global boards of Amnesty International since 2004, including serving as chair of each board. Nicole Bieske began her professional life as a corporate lawyer but left to undertake a PhD in international law. Nicole Bieske has worked as an academic in the Faculty of Law at Monash University and as a human rights consultant for the United Nations. She has appeared before Parliamentary Committees, participated in international delegations to United Nations meetings and spoken in the media on a range of issues.