Edward Santow

Chief Executive Officer
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Edward Santow is the Chief Executive Officer of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre.

Ed has overall responsibility for all aspects of PIAC’s work, including defining and pursuing the organisation’s strategic vision and working with partner organisations.  He has particular expertise in human rights, administrative law, constitutional law, discrimination and anti-terrorism law.

Ed is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), and serves on the board of a number of NGOs, including the National Pro Bono Resource Centre and the Australian Human Rights Group. In 2009, Ed was presented with an Australian Leadership Award.

Ed previously was an academic at UNSW Law School and the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law. Prior to this, he worked at the Australian Law Reform Commission and as a solicitor in private practice.