ALRC Contributor

Francis Leach

Media and Communications Director

Francis joined the ALRC in January 2024.

Francis has over thirty years of experience in the media and communications. Following an extensive career in the print media and radio (including his own programs at  Triple J and the ABC), Francis joined Football Federation Australian in 2019 as Executive Media Strategist & Communications Advisor. In 2021, Francis joined the Office of Senator Jess Walsh as Media Consultant.

In 2017, Francis started the campaign in Australia for the creation of legislation similar to the Magnitsky Act in the United States – a campaign that achieved success when the legislation was passed into law in 2022 – and has since acted as Media Strategist for Magnitsky Australia.


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