ASIA JUSTICE COALITION SECRETARIAT TEAM

The Asia Justice Coalition secretariat serves as the fulcrum for the coalition - it serves to coordinate among members on aspects of the coalition’s mandate, to build capacity on international justice and accountability, and to provide strategy and policy guidance for the coordinated work of the coalition.   

Head, Asia Justice Coalition Secretariat

Priya Pillai is an international lawyer with expertise in international justice, transitional justice, human rights, and humanitarian issues. With twenty years of legal experience, Priya has worked in international organizations such as the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) headquarters in Geneva, and with various national institutions. She is a contributing editor of the international law blog OpinioJuris.

Priya holds a PhD in international law and transitional justice from the Graduate Institute, Geneva; an LL.M from New York University; and a B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.) degree from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore.

Program Assistant

Tracey Rivera carries with her six years of experience as Administrative Officer in Manila, Philippines and got a chance to work overseas as an Executive Assistant, in Dubai, UAE for 3 years. She had provided exceptional office coordination, administrative support to the President and CEO, and oversaw the administrative functions in the office. Tracey had been part of the Coaching and Training department in the BPO Industry. The five-year experience as a Training Supervisor and Quality Analyst Officer brought out the best in people and organization by delivering a positive, personal experience to other employees, customers and clients in providing support, information, training program and development.

Fellow: Research and Policy

Jennifer Keene-McCann possesses substantial policy and legal research experience in the context of international justice, human rights, and international humanitarian law. She has served as lead researcher and author for report related to lessons learned in civilian casualty tracking in NATO operations in Afghanistan, and on conflict-affected local civil society’s interactions with international criminal justice mechanisms. Jennifer also led domestic research in Australia comparing the rights and conditions for immigration detainees to prisoners in the Australian State of Victoria. Jennifer is admitted to legal practice in the Supreme Court of the State of Victoria and the High Court of Australia and practises pro bono. Jennifer has a JD from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School, Tufts University.

Fellow: Research and Policy

Jennifer Keene-McCann possesses substantial policy and legal research experience in the context of international justice, human rights, and international humanitarian law. She has served as lead researcher and author for report related to lessons learned in civilian casualty tracking in NATO operations in Afghanistan, and on conflict-affected local civil society’s interactions with international criminal justice mechanisms. Jennifer also led domestic research in Australia comparing the rights and conditions for immigration detainees to prisoners in the Australian State of Victoria. Jennifer is admitted to legal practice in the Supreme Court of the State of Victoria and the High Court of Australia and practises pro bono. Jennifer has a JD from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School, Tufts University.

Fellow: Advocacy, Campaigns and Communications

Rachel Khoo has practical experience in international criminal law and justice, and human rights advocacy. Prior to joining AJC, Rachel worked at the United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) and the International Criminal Court (ICC), where she assisted various trial and investigation Teams with litigation, research, and case-building activities. She also worked on human rights issues in Myanmar through her previous role at the Karen Human Rights Group. Rachel holds a B.A. in International Relations and LL.M. in International Human Rights Law from the University of Groningen. Currently, she is pursuing the Graduate Diploma in Law and is a freelance legal consultant for the Seychelles Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission (TRNUC).