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By: Jacobi Consulting  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: International Law

Gabrielle Rush is currently Principal of Rush Consulting providing international law and policy advice to a range of public and private sector clients.  She has been Associate Director of the NZ US Council and Associate Director of the New Zealand International Business Forum since June 2007.Ms Rush is a former diplomat and lawyer with extensive international law and policy experience.  She worked for the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade between 1994 and 2007 during which time she undertook a wide range of roles in New Zealand and abroad.  Between 2005 and 2007 she served as Deputy Director of the Ministry’s Americas Division and in that capacity was closely involved in efforts to strengthen New Zealand’s relationship with the United States.  She has also served as a Senior Legal Adviser in the Ministry’s Legal Division covering a broad range of international law issues and as First Secretary to the New Zealand High Commission in London and New Zealand Embassy to Ireland.Prior to joining the Foreign Service Ms Rush worked for four years as a Crown Prosecutor for the Crown Solicitor’s Office in Auckland, New Zealand.  She has also worked for the Law Faculty of the University of Hong Kong.Ms Rush has a law degree from the University of Auckland and a Masters in Public International Law from the London School of Economics. Ms Rush returned to live in her hometown of Auckland in April 2007 with her husband Sam and their two children.  In addition to work and family commitments, Ms Rush has a keen interest in the sport of swimming.  She is currently a Board member of Swim Coaches and Teachers of New Zealand.

Keywords: International Law

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