Patrick B.

Human rights, rule of law, TJ, PVE/CVE conflict specialist

LawyerUniversity of New South Wales



Australian barrister. Senior rule of law, transitional justice, international human rights, conflict prevention, legal aid, criminal justice, PVE/CVE, water and conflict specialist. Asia specialist with Africa, Middle East experience. President of Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR.) Formerly Senior Member and Acting Principal Member of the Australian Refugee Tribunal, Director of Human Rights for two UN Peacekeeping missions, Asia Director for International Centre for Transitional Justice (5 years). Lead Rule of Law and Access to Justice Advisor for multi year programs in Myanmar, Indonesia, six years in Timor Leste. Resident in Asia for over 20 years, fluent English, Indonesian, Tetun, conversational French. Team Leader of complex humanitarian programs in Rwanda, DRC, Yemen, Indonesia, Timor Leste, Solomon Islands. Currently working in six Asian contexts of fragile democracies.


  • development aid
  • torts / conflict resolution
  • human rights
  • legislation / regulations
  • refugees
  • myanmar
  • indonesia
  • timor-leste
  • rwanda
  • yemen
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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