Policy Manager - Andrea Olivares Jones
Andrea is the Policy Manager at the Castan Centre. Her work involves researching and writing national and international level policy submissions, reports and other publications on key issues in international and Australian human rights law. Andrea's research interests include the intersection between technology and human rights, housing and homelessness, and international criminal justice. Andrea also supervises the Castan Centre Human Rights Clinic and the Castan Centre In-house Internship.
Prior to commencing as Policy Manager, Andrea worked for the Castan Centre in research and project roles. She has also previously worked in diplomacy and international relations for the United States Consulate General in Melbourne, and in legal research and law for the Fitzroy Legal Service, Capital Punishment Justice Project, and elsewhere.
Andrea holds an LLB (Honours) from Monash University. She has also completed Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) at Monash, and Honours in Political Science and International Relations (First Class) at the University of Melbourne. She is soon to be admitted to practice in Victoria.