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Our People


National Executive Director
Ms Melissa H Conley Tyler

Director of Communications
Ms Niree Creed 

National Office Operations Manager
Mr Chris Farnham

Project Officer 
Mr John Robbins

National Executive

Incoming National President (January 2016)
The Hon Kim Beazley AC

National Vice-President and Acting National President
Ms Zara Kimpton OAM

Ms Kylie Bell

Research Chair
Associate Professor Shirley Scott

Editor of the Australian Journal of International Affairs
Professor Nick Bisley

Representative, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Mr Gary Quinlan

TAS Branch President
Emeritus Professor Peter Boyce AO 

AIIA NSW President
Mr Richard Broinowski 

QLD Branch President
Mr Geoffrey Ewing 

AIIA for WA President
Mr John R Goodlad 

ACT Branch President
Ms Natalie Sambhi 

AIIA VIC President
Mr Patrick Moore

SA Branch President
Associate Professor Felix Patrikeeff 

AIIA Research Committee

Research Committee
List of Members


Visitor and Patron of the AIIA
His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia