Greg Mayne joined the International Human Rights Programme as Programme Officer in January 2011. He works across the entire human rights portfolio, with a particular focus upon areas of due process, litigation, detention and torture issues. He is also responsible for the Human Rights Programme's grant making in India.
Prior to Oak, Greg worked for 10 years on upholding human rights through the rule of law, with an emphasis on human rights in criminal justice systems and the role played by judges and lawyers. He worked for the International Commission of Jurists and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, where he assisted the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Layers. He also worked at the Human Rights Institute of the International Bar Association focusing on the capacity-building of bar associations in Southern Africa.
Greg holds degrees in Business from Australian Catholic University and Law from University of New South Wales. He also holds a Master’s degree in International Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.