Tina Jelenic

Director, KPMG Banarra, Human Rights & Social Impact Services

KPMG Australia

Tina leads the KPMG Banarra business and human rights practice and is a senior human rights leader with an extensive resume of skills and experience in human rights due diligence, policy and strategy. She focuses on advising national and multinational clients on how to understand and manage human rights risks and impacts, and facilitate people-centred remediation of harm.

Tina is Director of the KPMG Global Business and Human Rights Network and builds global human rights capability through executive human rights coaching, global and regional workshops and training across all sectors and industries. She has represented KPMG at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva and developed KPMG Banarra’s core business and human rights methodologies, including the tech-enabled KPMG Modern Slavery Benchmark.

Complemented by an academic background in advanced human rights law, economics and public policy, Tina brings a unique combination of experience to her advisory work with business, government and not-for-profit clients, including: human rights case work, public interest litigation and advocacy, policy design and evaluation, economic analysis, investigative research, and, crucially, deep insight into strategy and governance in the world of business and human rights. '

She has advised clients across all sectors and industries, worked globally in the field, and understands how to navigate the complexities and challenges of each to foster collaboration and address disadvantage and exploitation. Tina excels at helping organisations put respect of people’s rights into practice and define and achieve their social purpose.

  • Corporate Governance
  • Ethical business and governance
  • Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance Services
  • Risk Consulting
  • Risk Management
  • Master of Laws, University of Sydney

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, The Sydney College of Law

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Sydney

  • Bachelor of Economics (Social Sciences), University of Sydney

  • Admitted as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of NSW, 2010


  • Member of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights