Alan Kirkland has been CEO of CHOICE, Australia’s largest consumer organisation, since 2012.
He has benefited from regular flexibility arrangements in senior roles for over a decade and thinks the default position should be that every role can be flexible.
Alan has a background in the justice system, having previously been CEO of Legal Aid New South Wales, Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission and Chair of the National Legal Assistance Advisory Body. He has also been a part-time member of a number of state and federal tribunals.
Alan has a long-term interest in redressing socio-economic disadvantage, having served on the boards of the Australian Council of Social Service, the Public Interest Advocacy Centre and the Welfare Rights Centre.