• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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