Program speakers


Stephanie Copus Campbell AM

Stephanie Copus Campbell AM has extensive experience working across the public, private, philanthropic and community sectors in Australia and the Indo Pacific. She has served as head of Australia’s bilateral aid programs with Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Tuvalu and head of Australia’s Pacific Regional programs. Ms Copus Campbell has worked in senior executive roles with CARE Australia and the Oil Search Foundation.

In 2018, the Government of Papua New Guinea appointed Ms Copus Campbell as Chair of the Southern Highlands Provincial Health Authority Board (the third largest province in PNG). She is also the founding Director on the Femili PNG Board (providing services to survivors of family and sexual violence) and actively involved in a not for profit, social impact coffee business that supports female coffee growers in PNG with all profits funding domestic violence services in PNG.

Stephanie holds a Master of Philosophy from Cambridge University in international relations and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California in political science, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.