Four ANU College of Law alumni have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List.
Crispin Conroy (BA (Hons) ’88, LLB (Hons) ’88, LLM ’05) was appointed a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia for significant service to international relations and trade.
Mr Conroy is the representative director of the International Chamber of Commerce based in Switzerland. He has served for many years in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade around the world including in Nepal, Columbia and Italy.
Hilary Manson (LLB (Hons) ’91) was awarded a Public Service Medal (PSM) for outstanding public service to the long term protection of Australia’s community interests as General Counsel.
Ms Manson provides high-level complex advice at the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Cities, leading the department’s in-house legal team. In her role, she has advised on major infrastructure projects, including inland rail and the second Sydney airport, as well as programs that support regional Australians, including the Building Better Regions Fund and the Regional Jobs and Investments Package.
The Honourable Nick Minchin (BEc ’75, LLB ’75) was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for his distinguished service to the Parliament of Australia, particularly in the industry and finance portfolios, and to the people of South Australia.
Mr Minchin, a former Liberal Party minister and senator, served as Australian Consul-General in New York from 2014 to 2017. In December 2018, he was appointed to the Foreign Investment Review Board.
David Wilkins (BA ’76, LLB (Hons) ’79) received an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for his service to community history.