Advisor to the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights (email)
Anna Bulman is an Australian lawyer whose work to date has focused on global food security through the lens of international human rights, trade and investment law. She has worked in international agricultural trade at the World Trade Organization and international land investments at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment. Her academic writing focuses on the human rights to food and nutrition within international investment and human rights law, as well as international development more broadly.
Prior to joining the Center, Anna spent a year and a half heading a right to food project in the Constitutional Litigation Unit of the Legal Resources Centre in South Africa. Before that, she was an associate for two years to the Honourable Justice Tom Gray of the Supreme Court of South Australia, and a paralegal at Blake Dawson (now Ashurst) for two years, where she became Co-Coordinator of Pro Bono for the Adelaide office. Anna is a former South Australian Co-Convenor of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights and has further previous experience in Aboriginal legal aid, representing young people in employment law matters, and teaching and mentoring students. Anna is proficient in German and Spanish, and is currently learning French. She holds a Master of Laws from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts, and Diploma of Languages from the University of Adelaide in Australia.
Anna loves food, wine and music, and welcomes visitors to her office at Wilf Hall 509 where she is a reliable source of vegan snacks and tea.