Elaine Pearson

Elaine Pearson is the Australia Director at Human Rights Watch. From 2007 to 2012 she was the deputy director of Human Rights Watch's Asia Division based in New York. Prior to joining Human Rights Watch, Elaine worked for the United Nations and various non-governmental organisations in Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kathmandu and London. She holds degrees in law and arts from Murdoch University and a master's degree in public policy from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.