Vivienne Chew – Regional Coordinator Asia Pacific

Vivienne Chew - Staff Profile

Vivienne is the Asia Pacific Regional Co-ordinator for the IDC, based in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

She possesses over 8 years of experience working with refugees and asylum seekers, predominantly in countries of first asylum. Currently she is the Chair of the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network’s (APRRN) Immigration Detention Working Group.

She successfully established and managed legal aid programs for urban refugees and asylum seekers in Thailand and Tanzania.

Vivienne has a Law degree from the University of Cardiff, Wales, and a Masters in International Human Rights from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver. She is a qualified lawyer in England and Wales.