Regional Director, Asia
Gloria Lai most recently completed a double Masters programme in Public Policy that was split between the Central European University in Budapest and the Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University in The Hague. Prior to that, she worked as a senior policy advisor in the Illicit Drugs Section, Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department and the Law Enforcement Strategy Division, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service. She also holds undergraduate degrees in Law and Asian Studies (Chinese). Gloria leads on IDPC’s Asia regional programme, and is based in Bangkok, Thailand. She previously worked as a senior policy advisor on law enforcement and drugs, and as a lawyer, for the Australian Government.