Nadia Jamal

Board Member

Nadia Jamal is a financial crime analyst, qualified lawyer and author.

She began her career in journalism, working for 15 years at The Sydney Morning Herald/The Sun-Herald as a reporter, editor and news manager. She was instrumental in leading the newspaper's transition to the online version,, which is one of the English-speaking world's top news websites.

Nadia's book, The Glory Garage, about growing up with a Lebanese Muslim background in Australia, was shortlisted for the 2006 NSW Premier's Literary Awards - Ethel Turner Prize. Her latest book, Headstrong Daughters, published in 2018, delves into how Muslim women in Australia straddle different cultural and religious expectations.

Professor Kristjanson served as Vice-Chancellor and President of Swinburne University of Technology from 2011, retiring in...