Justice Reform Specialist
Nicholas Menzies is a Justice Reform Specialist in the Justice Reform Practice Group of the World Bank's Legal Vice Presidency. He has worked at the intersections of plural legal systems as a land and natural resources lawyer for indigenous communities in Australia, on legal empowerment and access to justice issues in Cambodia and in providing policy advice to the Papua New Guinean cabinet across a range of matters, from participatory budgeting and micro-enterprise development to gender-based violence. Nicholas has also worked in progressive political advocacy, building social movements for political, cultural and environmental action. At the World Bank, Nicholas works across the Justice for the Poor program, which focuses on mainstreaming justice into development programming, where he has a particular interest in impact evaluation and gender issues.