• 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 Chancellor of The University of Queensland and a Distinguished Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre. Prior to his appointment as Chancellor in 2016, Mr Varghese’s extensive career in public service and diplomacy spanned 38 years and included senior positions in foreign affairs, trade policy and intelligence.

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  • Dr Juita Mohamad

    Indo-Pacific Fellow

    Dr Juita Mohamad is a Secretariat Member and Lead Coordinator (Jeli Chapter) in the All Party Parliament Group Malaysia on SDGs. Previously, she has worked at the Asia Desk, OECD in Paris, at ISIS Malaysia, the Asian Development Bank Institute and Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan.

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  • Ritika Passi

    Indo-Pacific Fellow

    Ritika Passi is currently a Visiting Fellow with Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in Delhi. She works on connectivity in the Indo-Pacific — its use as a foreign policy tool, consequences for economic development, and effect on global economic governance.

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  • Dr Karen Pitakdumrongkit

    Indo-Pacific Fellow

    Dr Kaewkamol "Karen" Pitakdumrongkit is Deputy Head and Assistant Professor at the Centre for Multilateralism Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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  • Dr Kyungjin Song

    Indo-Pacific Fellow

    Dr Kyungjin Song is Executive Director of Innovative Economy. She was previously Director of the FN Global Issues Center and was President of the Institute for Global Economics in Seoul.

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  • Alisha Sulisto

    Indo-Pacific Fellow

    Alisha Sulisto is a seasoned government affairs and public policy professional who has deep understanding of the political-economic complexities of Southeast Asia’s largest economy, Indonesia.

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  • Brad Haynes

    Non-resident Fellow

    Brad Haynes has a career spanning both government and business commencing in AusAID in the Department of Foreign Affairs. Most recently he was Rio Tinto’s Vice President of Corporate Relations in Asia and then Australia.

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  • Professor Peter J. Dean

    NON-RESIDENT 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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  • Erika Techera

    NON-RESIDENT 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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  • Dr Danielle Chubb

    Non-Resident Fellow

    Dr Danielle Chubb is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, and a researcher in the Alfred Deakin Institute of Citizenship and Globalisation.

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  • Dr Rebecca Strating

    Non-Resident Fellow

    Dr Rebecca Strating is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre and is a Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations in the Department of Politics, Media and Philosophy at La Trobe University in Melbourne.

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