Nick Grono is an Australian human rights campaigner. He was appointed as the inaugural CEO of the Freedom Fund in January 2014, an ambitious effort to mobilise the knowledge, capital and will needed to end modern slavery.In its first five years of operation the Freedom Fund has worked with some 100 frontline partners around the world to directly liberate 24,277 people from slavery and return over 53,782 at risk children back to school. Overall, its programs have positively impacted the lives of over 511,000 of those most vulnerable to exploitation. And it is changing the systems that place many millions more at risk of slavery.Grono is also a board member of Girls Not Brides: the Global Partnership to End Child Marriage, and was previously the Chair of the Jo Cox Foundation.Prior to the Freedom Fund, Grono was the inaugural CEO of the Walk Free Foundation, a leading international actor in the fight against modern slavery. And before Walk Free, Grono was the Deputy President and Chief Operating Officer of the International Crisis Group (ICG), the world’s leading conflict prevention NGO, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, with offices in over 20 countries.Grono is a lawyer by background and, prior to ICG, he was Chief of Staff and National Security Adviser to the Australian Attorney-General. He has a law degree with first class honours from the University of Sydney and a Master’s in Public Policy from Princeton University.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Nick Grono and other top speakers and celebrities.