Tjerk (Jack) Dusseldorp

Jack is the Chairman of the Forum. Jack has Degrees in Social Science and Law and his working life has included time with the NSW Law Foundation, the Evatt Foundation and heading up the Office of Youth Affairs in the second Hawke government.

Jack has also served as a Board member of the NSW TAFE Commission and the Australian Student Traineeship Foundation, President of WorldSkills International from 1999-2011 and Chairman of the WorldSkills Foundation from 2011-2015.

In 2000, Jack received the Order of Australia Medal for services to education and to the community. He was awarded a Doctor of Social Science (Honoris Causa) by RMIT University in 2009. Read more.

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Teya Dusseldorp

Teya Dusseldorp is Executive Director of the Dusseldorp Forum.

Teya worked formerly as a human rights lawyer with the Australian Human Rights Commission as an advisor to the Federal Race Discrimination Commissioner and with the National Inquiry into the Stolen Generations. ?As an independent film maker she has produced a number of documentaries.

Teya has degrees in Arts and Law from the University of Sydney and a Master of Arts from the University of Technology Sydney. In 2013 she was appointed an Honorary Associate of the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.

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