Major General (Retd) loane Naivalurua


Admin - 12 Oct 2021

Major General (Retd) loane Naivalurua

Major General (retd) Ioane Naivalurua is of Fijian descent.  He has had a long and distinguished career in the Disciplined Forces where he reached the rank of Major-General and as an Ambassador in the Fijian Foreign Service. He served as a diplomat in 2015 when he was appointed Fiji’s Ambassador to China. He has vast…

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Tim George


Bremer Sharp - 26 Feb 2021

Tim George

Tim George is a former career diplomat, who brings with him as a PSC Strategic Advisor decades of experience in international affairs and security. Tim assisted the Government of Samoa to develop its National Security Policy (2018) and the Government of Vanuatu develop its National Security Strategy (2019). Prior to this, he was the Special…

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Professor Helen Sullivan


Bremer Sharp - 1 Dec 2020

Professor Helen Sullivan

Professor Helen Sullivan is the Dean of the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP). She is an expert in how societies are governed with a specific focus on collaborative governance, citizen participation in decision making, public policy reform, and urban governance. Helen’s current research projects include collaborative governance in cities under austerity and…

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Professor Rory Medcalf, NSC


Bremer Sharp - 1 Dec 2020

Professor Rory Medcalf, NSC

Professor Rory Medcalf is Head of the National Security College (NSC) at the Australian National University. He has led the expansion of the College into policy engagement and futures analysis, as well as education, executive development and research, repositioning the College as ‘more than a think tank’. His professional background involves three decades of experience…

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Professor Nicole Haley


Bremer Sharp - 1 Dec 2020

Professor Nicole Haley

Nicole Heads the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) funded Pacific Research Program and is based in the ANU’s Department of Pacific Affairs Nicole has over 25 years research experience in the Pacific and 12 years leadership and management experience. Nicole has secured $64.0 million in research activity funds transforming SSGM from a small specialized…

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James Batley


Bremer Sharp - 1 Dec 2020

James Batley

James Batley joined Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs in 1984. In the early part of his career he was posted to Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. From 1997-1999 he was Australia’s High Commissioner to Solomon Islands. During this time he also served two terms as the senior Australian civilian member of the Bougainville Truce…

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