Professor Megan Davis is Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous and Professor of Law at UNSW where she holds the Balnaves Chair in Constitutional Law. She is Acting Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court. She was a member of the Referendum Council and the Experts Panel on the Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Peoples in the Constitution; was an expert member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (2011-2016); and was recently appointed Chair of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous peoples. She is the Co-Chair of the Uluru Dialogue and a Sydney Peace Prize Laureate for 2021 for her work on the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
Professor Davis is also a Commissioner on the Australian Rugby League Commission and, like any good Queenslander, she supports the North Queensland Cowboys and the Queensland Maroons.