Our Team

Alex Lia

Alex manages project implementation, and provides research and policy advice across Humanitarian Advisory Group’s portfolio of work. Alex has held research and legal roles in the humanitarian and international development sectors for over two years. She also has experience in entrepreneurship and business management in the legal industry. Her recent work includes conducting research as part of Humanitarian Advisory Group’s research partnership project. Whilst interning with the Humanitarian Advisory Group in 2015, Alex contributed to the Interim Review of the Australian National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security.

Alex’s research experience includes as a research assistant at the UNICEF Office of Research-Innocenti in Italy working on the Multi-Country Study on the Drivers of Violence Affecting Children. Alex has also provided legal support to development organisations and both local and international community legal centres, and has completed a placement at a human rights legal centre in South Africa. Alex has a special interest in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law and Refugee Law in post-conflict settings. She is a member of the International Association of Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) and is an Expert Member of the Research for Development Impact Network. Alex is currently in her final year of a Bachelor of Arts/Laws, majoring in International Relations and Human Rights.