Hugh Breakey

Dr Hugh Breakey is Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow in moral philosophy at Griffith University’s Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law in Brisbane, Australia. Hugh’s work spans the philosophical sub-disciplines of political theory, normative ethics, applied philosophy, and legal theory. He has extensive experience in the application of ethical, legal, and political philosophy to a wide array of challenging practical fields, including institutional governance, integrity systems and corruption, climate change, sustainable tourism, blue economy industries, peacekeeping, safety industries, property and intellectual property, professional ethics, human rights, ethical decision-making and international law. Hugh has consulted for several Australian government agencies, including ASIC, FASEA and the Professional Standards Councils.