• Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

    Distinguished Fellow

    Dr Yudhoyono was the Republic of Indonesia's sixth president and the country's first directly elected president ­- entering office in 2004 and serving two consecutive five-year terms. He left office in October 2014.

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  • The Honourable Kim Beazley AC

    Distinguished Fellow

    The Honourable Kim Beazley AC is the 33rd Governor of Western Australia. Prior to being installed as Governor on the 1st May 2018, Mr Beazley had dedicated almost three decades to a career in Federal Parliament, representing the WA seats of Brand and Swan.

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  • Professor Stephen Smith

    Distinguished Fellow

    Professor Stephen Smith has been a Professor of Public International Law at the University of Western Australia since 2014. He is currently the Chairman of archTIS, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Sapien Cyber, Chair of the Advisory Board of the UWA Public Policy Institute, a member of the Board of the Perth USAsia Centre and a Member of the Board of the LNG Marine Fuel Institute.  

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  • Peter Varghese AO

    Distinguished Fellow

    Peter Varghese AO is the Chancellor at The University of Queensland. Mr Varghese has served as the former Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, High Commissioner to India (2009-12), High Commissioner to Malaysia (2000-02) and has served in postings in Tokyo, Washington and Vienna.

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  • Peter J. Dean

    Senior Fellow

    Professor Peter J. Dean is a strategic studies scholar who specialises in Australian and United States strategy in the Indo-Pacific, the ANZUS Alliance, Australian strategic policy and military operations. He joined The University of Western Australia as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) in 2018.

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  • Ian Satchwell

    Senior Fellow

    Ian Satchwell is a Senior Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre and is currently an adviser to the Australia Indonesia Business Council and a member of the Indonesia-Australia Business Partnership Group that is advising both governments on the IA-CEPA.

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  • Kent Anderson

    Senior Fellow

    Professor Kent Anderson is a Senior Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre and is the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Community and Engagement) for the University of Western Australia.

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  • Mark Stickells

    Senior Fellow

    Mark Stickells is the Director of Innovation and Industry Engagement at The University of Western Australia, leading the development and stewardship of university partnerships with industry, the not-for profit sector, governments and communities.

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  • Angela Bond

    Research Fellow

    Angela Bond is a Research Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre and former Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling.

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  • Daniel Milford

    Research Fellow

    Daniel has an extensive Federal Government background, having worked in the Department of Defence in military/departmental planning, technological solutions, and complex capability realisation.

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  • Erika Techera

    Research Fellow

    Dr Erika Techera is Professor of Law at The University of Western Australia, and is a member of the UWA Law School, UWA Oceans Institute, UWA Public Policy Institute and African Research and Engagement Centre.

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  • Peter Nicholls

    Research Fellow

    Across 17 years in the mining and infrastructure sectors (mainly at Rio Tinto), Peter has operated at the forefront of strategy, commercial and new projects; living and working in Australia, Canada, Brazil, London, France, Mongolia & China.

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  • Andrew Pickford

    Research Fellow

    Andrew Pickford is a Research Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre and is currently the Director of the Mannkal Economic Education Foundation.

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  • Natalie Sambhi

    Research Fellow

    Natalie Sambhi is a Research Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre and publishes on Indonesian foreign and defence policy as well as Southeast Asian security.

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  • Xu Wang

    Research Fellow

    Xu Wang is a Research Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre and specialises in China's international relations

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  • Andrew Chubb

    Research Fellow

    Andrew Chubb is a Research Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre and a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program, based at Princeton University.

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  • James Bowen

    Research Fellow

    James Bowen is a Research Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre and focuses on security and economics in the Indo-Pacific region and global strategies around countering violent extremism and counterterrorism.

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