Paul Daly is an experienced international development project manager, protection, gender & inclusion specialist, and human rights, public health and social change campaigner.
He has over 15 years’ experience working in diverse roles across community development, social inclusion, child protection, refugee settlement and institutional capacity-building. He has worked for numerous not-for-profits in Australia, East Africa, South Sudan and most recently in the Asia-Pacific region.
Paul is currently a Project Manager in the Robinson working group supporting project management of Vector Borne Disease and Tropical Public Health projects.
Prior to this Paul worked with the Australian Red Cross as a Protection, Gender and Inclusion delegate and spent several years managing an organisational strengthening and institutional capacity-building program for Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies throughout the Pacific and in Asia.
From 2011-2014, Paul worked at the Brotherhood of St Laurence in Fitzroy where he implemented, monitored and evaluated several community development programs for young people from refugee backgrounds living in the City of Yarra.
Paul has significant experience working in East Africa, South Sudan, South Africa, India and the Asia-Pacific region more broadly.
From 2007-2010, he founded and coordinated the Tutembee Pamoja programme, a capacity building immersion and exchange program for social, education and health sector workers in Kenya, Tanzania and Australia.
Paul has held previous Australia-based roles in refugee settlement, child protection and disability inclusion with Mackillop Family Services, Broadmeadows Uniting Care and Edmund Rice Centre Amberley.
Paul holds a Master of Public Health, a Master of International Development and a Bachelor of International Studies. He received first class honors for his Master of Public Health thesis, which involved interviewing East-African public health and LGBTIQA+ rights campaigners about transnational solidarity and working with western NGOs and applying critical theory, discourse analysis, feminist and political economy theories.
Paul’s academic studies and professional career have been in the community development, global health, inclusion, equity and human rights space and he has a deep personal and professional commitment to these principles.
- 2019-2020: Protection, Gender and Inclusion Delegate & Aid Worker, Australian Red Cross
- 2017-2019: International Volunteer Program Coordinator, Australian Red Cross
- 2016: Coordinator Edmund Rice Asylum Seeker Project, “Amberley”
- 2011-2014: Futures Club Coordinator, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Fitzroy
- 2007-2010: Founder & Coordinator Tutembee Pamoja Immersion Programme East Africa, Edmund Rice Centre “Amberley”
- 2011 & 2015: Disability Inclusion Support Worker, Broadmeadows Uniting Care
- 2010: Facilitator International Volunteer Preparation Program, Trustees of the Christian Brothers East Africa
- 2009-2018: Refugee & Environment Campaigner & Federal Election Campaign Manager, Australian Greens Victoria
- 2011-2012: Residential Care Worker – Refugee Services, Mackillop Family Services
- 2006-2008: Youth Worker – Retreat Facilitator, Edmund Rice Centre “Amberley”
- Master of International Development – La Trobe University, Australia, 2016
- Master of Public Health – La Trobe University, Australia, 2015
- Bachelor International Relations – La Trobe University, Australia, 2010.
- Graduate Certificate Child Protection in Emergencies. Child Safe Horizons.
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