Our Team

Celia Finch

Asia Pacific Regional Manager

Celia Finch is a policy and strategy advisor, project manager, researcher, social innovator and evaluator committed to working alongside communities impacted by forced displacement to influence decisions that affect them.

Celia joined the IDC team as the Asia Pacific Regional Manager in 2023. Prior to that, Celia held senior policy roles in the Australian public service for more than 5 years, coordinating settlement policy and working on Aboriginal Affairs.

Celia worked as a monitoring and evaluation consultant for the International Organisation for Migration Indonesia mission where she designed, implemented and evaluated migration and community stabilization projects across Aceh, Jakarta, Papua, West Papua and Maluku. Celia was also a co-founder of Lighthouse Partnerships, an organisation that conducts evaluations, business development and strategic planning with organisations working on forced migration programs.

Celia has a Bachelor of International and Global Studies and Masters of International Security from the University of Sydney.