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APF Secretariat

Graphic: Director of APF secretariat greets a member

The APF secretariat manages the day-to-day operations of the APF and implements the decisions of the Forum Council.

The main functions of the secretariat are to:

  • Organise programs and initiatives that promote regional and international cooperation on human rights issues
  • Provide support to the APF Chairperson
  • Compile and disseminate information to APF members and stakeholders.

Secretariat staff members

Mr Kieren Fitzpatrick

Ms Pip Dargan
Deputy Director

Mr Phillip Wardle
Legal and Policy Manager

Ms Kate Turner-Mann
Regional Training Manager

Ms Thuy Doan-Smith (part time)
Development Manager

Ms Fasoha Aishath
Human Rights and Planning Manager

Mr Kwame Owusu-Akyeampong
Finance Manager

Image credits

  1. Director of APF secretariat greets a member - National Human Rights Commission of Thailand