Directors of the Climate Justice Programme
The Climate Justice Programme is directed by Keely Boom and Stephen Leonard, under the auspices of the Australian Climate Justice Program.
Keely Boom is an Australian lawyer with many years of experience in international law and international relations at non-profit organisations and academia. She has been Executive Officer of the Australian Climate Justice Program since 2008. Keely has been previously employed at Greenpeace International in The Netherlands and the International Institute of Humanitarian Law in Italy. She is undertaking a PhD researching the application of international law to climate change damage.
Stephen Leonard is the President of the ACJP and an Australian private practitioner with a decade of expertise in litigation across a number of jurisdictions in Australia. He has been the driving force behind the ACJP's work on World Heritage since 2007 and has worked as an international environmental legal consultant to observer organisations in the UNFCCC since 2009.