The Team

Professor Paul Mazerolle

Integrity 20 Chair and Co-Convenor

Professor Paul Mazerolle is Pro Vice Chancellor of the Arts, Education and Law Group at Griffith University, a position he has held since 2009.

He was previously the Head of Criminology at the University of Queensland, and the inaugural Director of Research and Prevention at the Crime and Misconduct Commission in Queensland. Professor Mazerolle joined Griffith in mid-2006 as Professor and Director, Violence Research and Prevention Program. He was later appointed Deputy Director and subsequently Director of the Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance at the University. Professor Mazerolle is a past editor of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology and the founding co-editor of the Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology.

Paul has led and chaired Integrity 20 since its inception in 2014.

Ms Rhiannon Phillips

Integrity 20 Director & Co-Convenor

Rhiannon has worked on Integrity 20 since the inaugural ‘Global Integrity Summit’ in 2014, initially as deputy-convenor and, since 2016, as director and co-covenor.

A producer, curator and director Rhiannon has played a pivotal role in delivering many major festivals and events including: Queensland Conservatorium’s multi-arts festival ENCOUNTERS: INDIA and ENCOUNTERS: SYMPOSIUM (2013), Brisbane Writers Festival (2002 – 2006) and the Australian Festival of Chamber Music (2001).

She has devoted much of her career to creating innovative public forums for discussion, debate and exchange of ideas.

Rhiannon has also worked as an artist, designer and producer on seven commercial video games including the bestselling Tumblebugs series with Wildfire Studios.

She has an honours degree in music performance from the University of Queensland.


Professor Charles Sampford

Integrity Roundtable Convenor

Director, The Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law. Griffith University. Charles topped politics, philosophy and law at Melbourne University, combining them in his Oxford DPhil (1986). He was appointed Griffith’s foundation dean of law in 1991. He led the bid for, and was foundation director of, the Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance in 1999 and was foundation director of IEGL from 2004. Professor Sampford has written over 150 articles on integrity and governance issues for journals and collections, has completed 32 books, and edited collections for international publishers.

Mr James Lees

Project Manager

James is an event producer, project manager, theatre/event maker, musical/festival director and generally a creative facilitator and agitator. In some or all of these roles (often simultaneously), he has delivered a highly diverse range of acclaimed events and performances including Ziggy Stardust (Brisbane Cabaret Festival 2004 & 2005), Til Death Do Us Part (The Brides of Frank/Metro Arts, 2007 & 2009), Medea: Materials (Stella Electrika/La Boite, 2010), This Trick (Stella Electrika/Courthouse Theatre, Melbourne 2013), The Festival Of Toy Music (Brisbane Powerhouse 2013) as well as directing the inaugural MELT Queer Arts Festival and the 16th Brisbane Queer Film Festival (Brisbane Powerhouse 2015).

He has worked extensively as a producer and project manager with Griffith University and Queensland Conservatorium since 2012 on projects including Crossbows: A Festival Of Small Ensembles (2012 and 2014), Encounters: India (2013), World Forum On Music (2013), Floods Opera (World Premiere with Brisbane Festival & QLD Tour 2014) and Global Integrity Summit (2014 & 2015).

Ms Sarah Kirkham

Project Manager

Ms Karen McKinley

Publicist, The Punch Group

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