Gabriela is a leader in the social justice sector, lawyer and speaker, with a career spanning Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. She is currently Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Pro Bono Centre, Australia's government-funded center of leadership for pro bono legal services. Gabriela practiced corporate finance law in Sydney, London, and Tokyo with top tier law firms and as in-house corporate counsel with a leading investment bank. Mid-career, she made a decision to dedicate her career to social justice and swapped life in the City of London to work in the field for UNHCR in Damascus. She was then appointed Special Advisor to Head of Mission of Tony Blair's Office of the Quartet Representative in Jerusalem, helping to support Palestinian economic development and institution building. Gabriela now bridges the private and social justice sectors, dedicating her career to guiding private sector organizations on a similar journey to work with a social purpose. Gabriela holds a Master's in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford. She also has a keen interest in film and television production, has executive-produced a number of productions, and is a Voting Member of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA).