In late 2012, this Australian-British politician became Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales. Before beginning her political career, she worked as a journalist in Australia, Thailand, and England.
After earning a bachelor's degree in agriculture from the University of Sydney, she completed a second undergraduate degree at the University of New England, focusing on Asian studies. She went on to receive a master's degree in communications from the University of Leicester.
From 2007 until 2012, she worked as an editor for The Guardian Weekly.
A native of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, she later settled in London, England.
She and Peter Tatchell both had careers as British Green Party politicians.