Sally Airs Shevach

Sally brings eighteen years experience in human rights and humanitarian practice specialising in civilian protection and international legal frameworks. She has held leadership and operational roles in the United Nations and other leading international organisations. Her experience includes leading policy change and managing major humanitarian operations in the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific. 

Sally is currently Humanitarian Advisory Group’s Regional Associate in Bangkok, providing policy, training and advisory services to UN, government and NGOs. Her recent work includes co-authoring the Australian Guidelines on the Protection of Civilians for the Australian Defence Force, Australian Federal Police and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Other recent publications include  Civil-Military-Police Coordination in Disaster Management and The Forgotten Priority: Sexual and Reproductive Health in Emergencies.

Sally is also a regular trainer and facilitator on international law and protection for the United Nations, Australian Red Cross. Sally has a Master of Public and International Law, is a member of Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) and is an Expert Member of the Research for Development Impact Network