Kieran Pender

Legal Advisor, Legal Policy & Research Unit, International Bar Association


Kieran is a graduate of The Australian National University (ANU), where he was awarded the University Medal. Kieran was formerly a research associate with Bradley Allen Love Lawyers, and a sessional academic at the ANU. His interests include whistleblowing, anti-corruption, employment law and media law. Kieran has previously been a fellow with the World Bank Group’s Integrity Vice Presidency, a Santander Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley and a researcher with an Australian senator. He is also a freelance journalist, having reported from four continents for publications including The Guardian, Al Jazeera and Monocle.