Our people

Associate Professor Marie Segrave, Lead

An international expert in human trafficking and migrant labour exploitation, Marie's research challenges the assumptions that commonly underpin anti-trafficking frameworks to help create more effective policies that deliver better outcomes for individuals and for society in general. She has extensive national and international experience, including with the UN and ILO, on projects focusing on the intersections between labour exploitation, regulation and vulnerability, and between family violence, forced marriage and migration regulation.

Associate Professor Dayna Simpson

Dayna is an expert in responsible sourcing, with degrees in environmental science, engineering, and supply chain management. She has over 20 years experience working with industries at the facility and supply chain scale, on how to address environmental and social issues. This includes how firms can develop influential policies for social and environmental performance that also improve supplier behavior, and how they can manage related supplier compliance and development.

Dr. Sanja Milivojevic, Collaborator

Sanja is a criminologist and human rights lawyer. Based at LaTrobe University, her research focuses on human trafficking and transnational crime, security technologies, gender and victimization, and human rights. Sanja is the Associate Director for Border Criminologies at Oxford University and is a member of the expert group advising on the new Legislative Guide for the Trafficking in Persons Protocol, which assists States seeking to ratify or implement the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its supplementary Protocols.

Heather Moore, Consultant

Heather is a speciaist in human trafficking and slavery and has worked in the areas of victim services, capacity building, policy and research. Heather has extensive experience in evaluation design for anti-trafficking projects and has advised governments, stakeholder networks, and business on developing victim-centred responses that go beyond minimum standards to making measurable and meaningful impact.

Dr. Bodean Hedwards, Collaborator

Bodean is a criminologist, whose research focuses on responses to slavery, human trafficking and exploitation. In addition to Monash, Bo has worked with the Monash Border Crossing Observatory, the Rights and Justice Priority Area at Nottingham University and the Walk Free Foundation where she specialised in assessing government responses to modern slavery throughout Southeast Asia.