Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board has responsibility for setting policies and providing strategic direction for the HIV Justice Network (HJN).

Lisa Power

Chair

Lisa Power has been involved in HIV activism since the start of the epidemic.

Lisa spent 14 years on London Gay Switchboard, 17 years with Terrence Higgins Trust (becoming Director of Policy) and was Secretary General of the International Lesbian & Gay Association (ILGA). She was also a founder of Stonewall, the highly successful UK LGBT lobbying organisation.

Lisa has spoken and published research on HIV criminalisation and on other legal barriers to HIV testing and treatment. She became a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to sexual health and to the LGBT community in 2011.

Lisa was appointed to the HJN Supervisory Board on 21 July 2017.

Paul Kidd

Secretary

Paul Kidd is an activist, writer and lawyer in Central Victoria, Australia. He has an honours degree in law from La Trobe Law School.

Paul is a former Chair of the HIV Legal Working Group, and has expertise about many issues relating to HIV criminalisation, including on Phylogenetic analysis as expert evidence in HIV transmission prosecutions.

Paul also serves on the board of Hepatitis Victoria and is a member of the Victorian Government LGBTI Justice Working Group. He is a former Chair of both Living Positive Victoria and the Equality Project Australia.

Paul was appointed to the HJN Supervisory Board on 16 January 2018.