Ms Serena Lillywhite


Serena Lillywhite is the Mining Advocacy Coordinator at Oxfam Australia.

She is an active corporate responsibility practitioner, researcher and advocate. She is currently working to improve the human rights practices of Australian mining companies. She has extensive expertise and experience in labour rights, supply chain management and business and human rights.  Serena is Australia’s leading expert in the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. She is a regular speaker at the OECD, UN and ILO, and other international CSR platforms. Serena works regularly with the business community to foster dialogue and multi-stakeholder approaches to responsible business conduct and grievance mechanisms. Serena holds a Masters in International Business from the University of Melbourne. She has lived and worked in China, and as a member of the OECD Watch network and Coordinating Committee, has delivered training and capacity building in Ghana (extractive sector), India (garment sector) and Thailand (business and human rights).