Alan Wu

Alan Wu
Image: Supplied/Adam Da Cruz

Member of the Board

Oxfam Australia

Other degrees: BA, LLB [Melb]

Alan has been a lifelong champion for a more inclusive society. As Chair of Australia's peak body for young people, he led the successful campaign to re-establish the position for a federal Minister for Youth. He also helped secure new funding to ensure that young Australians had a seat at the table, wherever the national agenda was being shaped. Alan now serves as the youngest member of the Board of Directors of Oxfam Australia - one of Australia's largest international development organisations.

  • Served as Special Envoy for Young People to the UN Environment Programme, and on the National Commission for UNESCO.
  • After attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, was commissioned to help grow its Global Shapers Community, which supports young changemakers across the world.
  • Honoured as the 2016 ANU Young Alumnus of the Year.
  • Honoured among inaugural 2019 cohort of the Obama Foundation Leaders: Asia-Pacific Program.

Alan Wu

GDLP '12
LLM '16
Years at ANU
2012 to 2016

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