Our People

Jacqueline Parisi

Research Coordinator


Dr Jacqueline Parisi is Executive Director of Rakata International and The Impact Effect, strengthening organisations in Asia-Pacific, and passionately shares the Mekong Club’s passion and vision to end modern slavery in Asia.


Jacqueline has worked in executive leadership roles in cross-cultural environments in the private, public and non-profit sectors, and in international consulting firms. Her work experience traverses Australia, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Lao PDR, Myanmar, New Zealand, Spain, Thailand, UK and Vietnam.


She has been awarded an MBA, and a doctorate explaining transferability of practices between the private, public and non-profit sectors. She has also held several Board positions and supervises research candidates engaged in doctoral-level research.