Frances is Executive Manager at the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law. She joined the Kaldor Centre in 2015 from the UNHCR Policy Development and Evaluation Service in Geneva. Frances has worked for several years in refugee operations in Bangladesh, Jordan and South Sudan with UNHCR, Jesuit Refugee Service and the World Food Programme. She completed a Masters in Development Studies at the University of Oxford as a John Monash Scholar, where her research addressed policy and assistance for self-settled refugees in protracted situations. She was Tipstaff to Justice John Basten at the Supreme Court of New South Wales and is admitted to legal practice. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales.