Krystal Hartig is a Research and Program Assistant at the Perth USAsia Centre. She currently develops and manages a range of programs that focus on Northeast Asia and the Australia-Asia-U.S. Partnership in Emerging Asia. Krystal also provides assistance to the Hon Kim Beazley, AC.
Krystal has a Master of International Affairs (2016) from the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Asian Studies and Politics & International Studies (2014) from Murdoch University.
Prior to the Perth USAsia Centre, she has held a number of leadership roles including Perth Branch Director at Young Australians in International Affairs, Vice-President of Education at Willetton Toastmasters, Youth Governor at the Western Australian YMCA Youth Parliament and President of the Murdoch-Japan Relief Association coordinating a university based relief effort in response to the 2011 Fukushima Disaster.
When not working in the Centre, Krystal regularly trains for marathon events.