Laura McManus

Laura is senior human rights manager at Woolworths Group, and director of the UN Global Compact Network Australia. 

 

Having begun her career in the not for profit sector, Laura has worked on issues of child rights, youth participation in peacebuilding and modern slavery in Nepal, the Netherlands and Australia. She co-authored Tackling Modern Slavery in Supply Chains and the Global Slavery Index, publications by the Walk Free Foundation, where she harnessed an interest in the role of business in human rights.  

Transitioning to the corporate sector, Laura worked with Konica Minolta before joining Woolworths Group where she oversees the implementation of the company’s human rights programs. 

Laura holds a Masters in Human Rights and Democratisation from the University of Sydney.

 

Sarah Greenbaum

Sarah Greenbaum works for Julian Leeser MP, the Federal Member for Berowra and Chair of Parliamentary Friends of India. Before that Sarah worked at the Australian High Commission in New Delhi, first in the political team where she was responsible for reporting on cyber and maritime security and then as Consul where she worked on the COVID repatriation effort. Before joining DFAT, Sarah worked for the UN Development Programme supporting the ‘Access to Medicines’ agenda and was a researcher for Michael Kirby in his role as Chair of the UN Commission of Inquiry into Human Rights Abuses in North Korea.