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Ingrid is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Business Law and Taxation at Monash Business School, and a member of the Labour, Equality and Human Rights (LEAH) Research Group.

Ingrid teaches the postgraduate units Human Rights and Global Business and Business Regulation and Compliance. She researches in the areas of Australian employment law, and comparative and transnational labour regulation. She has expertise in corporate labour and human rights due diligence regulation, socially responsible public procurement, and labour regulation in the Asia-Pacific.

Ingrid has undertaken numerous consultancies for the Geneva and Hanoi offices of the International Labour Organisation (ILO). She has also worked as principal researcher on a major research project on collective bargaining under Australia's Fair Work Act 2009, commissioned by the Fair Work Commission. Prior to joining Monash, she worked in the legal and international departments of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU). During her time at the ACTU, she worked on Australian and international labour law reform, and regularly represented Australian trade unions within national and international fora.

Ingrid holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Law from Melbourne Law School, and Bachelor Degrees in Asian Studies (Hons)(Vietnamese) and Law (Hons) from the Australian National University. Her doctoral thesis focused on the rise of human rights due diligence and its implications for transnational labour governance.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Law, Doctor of Philosophy, Rights, Risks and Rules: The Rise of Human Rights Due Diligence and Implications for Transnational Labour Governance, University of Melbourne


Award Date: 11 Nov 2021

External positions

PhD Candidate, University of Melbourne

Feb 2015 → …

Research area keywords

  • Labour Law
  • Transnational Labour Regulation
  • Business and Human Rights

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