Odaria Finemore is a lawyer from Sydney who specialized in industrial relations, environmental and corporate law work. Odaria received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Technology. She is currently completing her Masters of Environmental Law at Pace University.
On arriving in New York ten years ago with young children, Odaria, stepped away from the legal world and into the not for profit sector. She was a founding board member of the Dwight School Foundation Board and is currently involved with the Millbrook Board of the KIPP Public Charter School and the parent board of the Dutchess Day School.
While in New York, Odaria has worked for the National Football League and more recently has advised small island states on policy matters relating to water management, watercourse law, trans boundary water issues, international environmental law and climate change. She is also an active member of both the Dutchess Land Conservancy and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. Odaria recently joined the United States Board of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy.