Parrhesia Inc

Advancing Whistleblowing

Prof AJ Brown

Professor of Public Policy and Law

Professor AJ Brown is leader of the Centre for Governance & Public Policy’s public integrity and anti-corruption research program, and program director of Griffith University’s new graduate certificate in integrity and anti-corruption.  He has led six Australian Research Council projects into public integrity and governance reform since 2005, including three into public interest whistleblowing.

A 25-year veteran of developments in Australia’s integrity systems, since 2010 he has been a board member of Transparency International Australia, and in October 2017 was elected to the global board of the world anti-corruption organisation.  In 2012, his biography Michael Kirby: Paradoxes & Principles was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award, Walkley Book Award and National Biography Award.

He is the 2017-18 President of the Australian Political Studies Association, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law, member of the Commonwealth Government’s Expert Advisory Panel on Whistleblower Protection, and project leader of Australia’s second national integrity system assessment.