Dr Megan Davis is a Professor of Law and an Acting Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court. Professor Davis is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law and a member of the NSW Sentencing Council.
Megan is the Chair and UN expert member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples and holds portfolios including Administration of Justice and Gender and Women and is the focal point for UN Women and UN AIDS.
Linda Tuhiwai Smith is Professor of Education and Māori Development, Pro-Vice Chancellor Māori, Dean of the School of Māori and Pacific Development and Director of Te Kotahi Research Institute at the University of Waikato in New Zealand and is Chairperson of NPM's International Research Advisory Board.
Professor hagwil hayetsk (Charles Menzies) is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC.
Professor Menzies' primary research interests are the production of anthropological films, natural resource management (primarily fisheries related), political economy, contemporary First Nations' issues, maritime anthropology and the archaeology of north coast BC. He has conducted field research in, and has produced films concerning, north coastal BC, Canada (including archaeological research); Brittany, France; and Donegal, Ireland.
Kyle Whyte is George Willis Pack Professor at the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability, teaching in the school's environmental justice graduate specialization. He is Affiliate Professor of Native American Studies and Philosophy. In the U.S., Kyle currently serves on the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council, the Resilient America Roundtable of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, and the 5th National Climate Assessment.