Regina is a graduate of the University of Tasmania and commenced her legal career as Associate to the Honourable Chief Justice Alan Blow. She was a Federal Prosecutor and then moved to The Hague.
From 2007 to 2016, Regina prosecuted war crimes and crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court. In addition to trial advocacy and case preparation at the seat of the court in The Hague, Regina also worked on the ground in situation countries with witnesses, predominantly in east Africa, including victims of sexual and gender-based violence.
Regina returned to Australia and from 2016-2021 and led the legal teams of Federal Government agencies Sport Integrity Australia, the Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority and the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity.
Regina has conducted various Reviews into allegations of historical abuse in sport as independent counsel, acts for plaintiffs in institutional abuse matters and advocates human rights globally.
International Criminal Court List of Counsel (Defence and Victims)
Australian Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Committee Chair (Tas)
Advisor to the Hague Justice Portal (NL)
Yazidi Legal Network (NL) Advisor
ICC Bar Association Focal Point on Sexual and Gender-based Violence
- Western Australian Institute of Sport Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Program Review (2022)
- Independent Review into the Victorian Racing Industry Victim Support and Complaint Processes (Review Lead)
- Prosecutor v William Samoei Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang (ICC-01/09-01/11) (Kenya)