Fiona is the Deputy Chair of Equality Australia.
She was appointed Victorian Legal Services Commissioner and CEO of the Legal Services Board in September 2017 and commenced her tenure as regulator of the Victorian legal profession in January 2018. Fiona is the former CEO of the access to justice organisation, Justice Connect, and has previously held the positions of General Counsel at World Vision Australia and Special Counsel at Clayton Utz. Fiona has a BA (Hons) from the University of Melbourne majoring in psychology with honours in criminology, an LLB from the University of NSW and an LLM in public and international law from the University of Melbourne. She also has an LLM in public service law from the New York University Law School and has attended both the Harvard and Stanford Business Schools.
Fiona is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is Board member of The Intrepid Foundation. She was appointed Director and Board Chair of Health Justice Australia in 2016 but stepped down to focus on Equality Australia while remaining on the board. She was the inaugural Deputy Chair of the Australian Non-for-Profit and Charities Commission for five years and was on the board of the Human Rights Law Centre from 2010 to 2017.