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Ngila is a professional director and advisor to government and the not-for-profit sector. She brings skills in strategy, policy, and risk and assurance.
Ngila is a human rights lawyer with international advocacy and litigation experience in Aotearoa, Australia, Africa, the UK and Europe. She is a former Co-Chief Executive Officer of People with Disability Australia and an expert in disability rights including legal capacity, violence prevention, and intersectional discrimination. She has a specific interest in the mental health of women and girls, especially mothers and carers.
Ngila was raised in Wales and has whakapapa connections to Ngāpuhi.