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His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd)

AIIA Board

National President
Mr Allan Gyngell AO FAIIA

National Vice-President
Ms Zara Kimpton OAM

National Executive Director
Dr Bryce Wakefield
e: bryce.wakefield@internationalaffairs.org.au

Ms Sophie England 

Research Chair
Professor Brendan Taylor

Editor of the Australian Journal of International Affairs
Dr Sara Davies and Professor Ian Hall

Representative, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Ms Kathy Klugman

TAS Branch President
Ms Kim Boyer

AIIA NSW President
Mr Ian Lincoln

QLD Branch President
Hon Paul Lucas 

AIIA for WA President
Mr Brendan Augustin

ACT Branch President
Mr Heath McMichael

AIIA VIC President
Mr Richard Iron CMG OBE

National Office Team

National Executive Director
Dr Bryce Wakefield

National Office Manager
Mr Madhur Chawla

Content and Communications Manager
Ms Nancy Schneider