Nerida is an International Development Specialist with over 14 years of experience, including in Indonesia, Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Pacific Islands.

Having designed country and sector strategies, Nerida has extensive skills in development and evaluation. Nerida has expertise in governance, monitoring and evaluation having developed and delivered programs in these areas.

Nerida has exceptional diplomacy and representational skills and is a qualified lawyer with experience practising commercial law in Australia and China.

Her qualifications include a Master of International Affairs, (ANU), a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Bachelor of Laws (Hons) & Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne, 1999.

Nerida also speaks Bahasa Indonesian, has Intermediate Mandarin Chinese and conversational French.