Brett is the Executive Director of Access Now, an organization that defends and extends the digital rights of users at risk around the world. By combining innovative policy, global advocacy, and direct technical support, Access Now fights for open and secure communications for all. Brett is also the founder of RightsCon, Access Now's Annual Summit on the internet and human rights. Before Access Now, Brett honed his skills at Avaaz, GetUp, Oxfam Australia, and Amnesty International Australia. Brett has a Bachelors in Arts and Law and a Masters in International Law, and is on the Board of AllOut.