Meet The Team

Break The Chain

Our Break the Chain Team will bring together young professionals, business people, faith leaders, early-career researchers and social changemakers to understand modern slavery, human trafficking and forced labour across ASEAN and Australia.

Project Manager

Dana Throssell

Dana is currently undertaking her final year of Honours in International Security at the ANU, whilst working with the College of Asia-Pacific Student Society as an Education Officer, ASEAN-Australia Strategic Youth Partnership as a Project Officer and as an ANU Ambassador.

Project Officer

LeeBing Tan

Lee Bing is a 2019 New Colombo Plan Mobility Scholar who recently graduated from a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication at Curtin University. Through the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan Grant, she had the opportunity to experience a semester-long exchange trip to Singapore where she studied design and media studies alongside Mandarin Chinese and undertook a Marketing and Design internship at a non-profit organisation tackling food insecurity.

Project Officer

Irfan Radihan

Irfan is a social media and influencer marketing specialist with an international client portfolio based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Aside from being very passionate about digital marketing, he is very keen to do meaningful things that create direct impact on society. Since 2011, Irfan had previously organized several social projects with focus on Social Entrepreneurship, SDGs, Environmental Issues, and Children Education. In his free time, he often finds himself in the kitchen, cooking various dishes from all over the world.

Project Officer

Hanh Tran

Hanh graduated from the University of Adelaide, majoring in International Business. Having been engaged in the Global UGRAD program and having worked in the education industry and the non-profit sector, Hanh is a learning enthusiast and loves advocating for issues she is passionate about, including poverty, modern slavery and human trafficking.

Project Officer

Michelle Lam

Michelle is a recent UWA graduate with an interest in international law. She has interned with research groups such as the Modern Slavery Research Cluster and the Centre for Muslim States and Societies

Project Officer

Nivedita Shankar

I am currently working in the legal field in Sydney and have a desire to help tackle the bigger global problems related to international development and environmental sustainability, specifically within the Asian region. Out of work, you will likely find me exploring my beautiful city, watching documentaries or learning to paint. 

Project Officer

Jay Moran

Jay is a Canberra-based young person with over a decade of experience across public policy, government and advocacy in the not-for-profit sector. Jay is the senior policy lead for a national consumer peak body, and has previously worked in human rights across Australia and across the Asia-Pacific.

Project Officer

Natasha Kuswanto

Graduated from Department of International Relations UGM, Natasha focuses on human rights and gender issues. Natasha is passionate about human rights activism within film festivals, as demonstrated by her final thesis and involvement in various film festivals discussing related issues. Currently, she is studying English in Melbourne Polytechnic and is continuing her work on human rights issues with the Break the Chain Team.

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