Born and raised in Fiji, Miles has over 25 years of professional experience, largely working as a rule of law development practitioner across the Pacific, Asia and Africa. He joined SPC following roles with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Western Sydney University in Australia, the Australian Government-funded Australia Indonesia Partnership for Justice Programme in Indonesia, and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) in Australia and Italy, as well as in private legal practice in Fiji, Australia and Indonesia. Miles has worked on a wide range of substantive areas, including: access to justice / legal aid; legal and economic empowerment of communities; women’s rights and gender equality; constitution making; judicial administration; human rights; international trade law; and agriculture law / food security. Miles holds degrees in politics and law from the University of Sydney.
Regional Rights Resource Team