Sector Lead, Indigenous Consulting
Gary Highland joined CT Group in 2022 to help First Nations clients develop and execute winning campaigns based on knowledge and research.
Prior to joining CT Group, Gary worked in senior policy, advocacy and public affairs roles to support the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
These positions included Chief of Staff at the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council, Executive Officer of the Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians, National Director of Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation (ANTaR), and Media Adviser to the Federal Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs.
He also taught history and politics at James Cook University, where he published on Aboriginal people, Europeans and the criminal law.