Professor Rory Medcalf, NSC

Strategic Advisory Member

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 across diplomacy, intelligence analysis, think tanks, academia and journalism, including as founding Director of the International Security Program at the Lowy Institute from 2007 to 2015.