The Melbourne Social Equity Institute is guided by its reference group and advisory board.

Reference Group

The reference group is comprised of academics who champion social equity research across the University of Melbourne. Members of the group give advice on matters of management and strategic focus.

Advisory Board

The advisory board is made up of leaders in the business and community sectors and provides guidance to ensure research is aligned to contemporary and emerging social issues.

  • Robin Banks (Chair), former Anti-Discrimination Commissioner, Equal Opportunity Tasmania
  • Tom Brunzell, Director – Education, Berry Street
  • Paige Burton, 2017 Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations, UN Youth Australia
  • Wesa Chau, Chief Executive Officer, Cultural Intelligence
  • Travis Morgan, Algabonyah Regional Coordinator, Kaiela Institute
  • Nyadol Nyuon, Lawyer, Arnold Bloch Leibler
  • Soo-Lin Quek, Executive Manager – Knowledge, Advocacy and Service Innovation, Centre for Multicultural Youth