Dr Phoebe Wynn-Pope

Head of Responsible Business and ESG



Dr Phoebe Wynn-Pope has over 25 years’ experience in human rights. She has worked extensively with government, UN, business, academia, the media and the public to promote respect for human rights and develop excellence in humanitarian practice. She advises clients on ESG and responsible business practices and on the development and establishment of strong ESG governance and management frameworks. Phoebe specialises in human rights, and the application of the UN Guiding Principles. This includes assessing modern slavery and human rights risks in the operations and supply chains of organisations, consideration of reporting and governance requirements, and effective integration of the management of ESG risks and opportunities. Building value through strong ESG implementation is core to Phoebe’s work.

Phoebe is a member of the Australian Sustainable Finance Institutes Taxonomy Advisory Group on Minimum Social Safeguards, a Director of the Business and Human Rights Lawyers Association, Director of CARE Australia, Chair of the Advisory Board of the Australian Human Rights Institute Advisory Committee, Ambassador for Community Refugee Sponsorship Australia, and a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Previously Phoebe was Director of International Humanitarian Law at Australian Red Cross, has made representations at the United Nations and was a founding Director of the Humanitarian Advisory Group, a social enterprise committed to delivering excellence in the humanitarian sector. She was also Director of International Humanitarian Law and a member of the leadership team of Australian Red Cross.