Ms Carolyn Tanner


Carolyn Tanner has vast experience as a Legal Officer, and the Head of Mission for several Avocats Sans Frontières programs.

She currently works as a Consultant for The Asia Foundation in Dili. Her responsibilities in this role have included working with national legal aid lawyers to develop an advocacy strategy and analysing draft legislation for impact on access to legal aid by vulnerable people, and impact on the private legal profession. She has also had experience as a Human Rights Officer for the UN Mission in Timor Leste’s Human Rights and Transitional Justic Section, where she developed and implemented monitoring, reporting and advocacy strategy for issues including: access to justice, child protection, women’s justice and human rights violations.