Drawing from her background in Defence, Parliament House, think tanks and non-profits, Hayley produces analysis on Australia’s foreign and defence policy in the Indo-Pacific. Based in Canberra, Hayley engages with key Australian Government agencies and other policy stakeholders and builds and sustains the Centre’s domestic and international network. She previously worked for the Department of Defence and has advised senior Australian and US military officials. Hayley has directly advised Australia’s Defence Minister, produced analysis for the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), and coordinated government relations for Australia’s largest non-profit organisation, World Vision.
Hayley is a Fulbright Scholar and has held Visiting Fellowships with the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) at the Australian National University and East West Centre in Washington DC. She is frequently quoted in Australian and international media and has been published in the Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald, Washington Examiner, Canberra Times, The Diplomat Magazine, The Hill, Lowy Interpreter, and ASPI Strategist. She is an alumnus of the US State Department International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) and Australia-America Young Leadership Dialogue (AAYLD). Hayley has a Master of International Relations from the University of Queensland and certificate in Public Policy from the London School of Economics.
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