Mr. Miles Young is the Director of the Human Rights and Social Development Division at the Pacific Community (SPC) based in the organisation's regional Suva, Fiji, Office.
Born and raised in Fiji, Miles has over 25 years of professional experience, largely working as a human rights and rule of law development practitioner across the Pacific, Asia and Africa. He joined SPC following roles with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the Australia Indonesia Partnership for Justice Programme in Indonesia, and the International Development Law Organization in Italy and Australia, as well as in private legal practice in Fiji, Australia, and Indonesia. Miles has worked on a wide range of substantive areas in the human rights and rule of law spaces including: access to justice / legal aid; women’s rights and gender equality; constitution-making; judicial administration; international trade law; and agriculture law/food security. Miles holds degrees in politics and law from the University of Sydney, Australia.”