Find an Expert

Need an expert view? For media and speaking inquiries please contact the following AIIA leaders for expert analysis of international affairs and recent world events.

Allan Gyngell AO FAIIA, National President

Allan is an expert in Australian foreign policy, Australia-China relations, Australia-US relations, intelligence and security.

Contact Details:; +61 (02) 6282 2133

Melissa Conley Tyler, National Executive Director

Melissa is an expert in Australian foreign policy, international negotiations, conflict resolution, diplomatic practice, EU-Australia relations, Indonesia-Australia relations, soft power, public diplomacy and women in international affairs.

Melissa is on long service from December until mid-March 2019.

Contact details for media and speaking (from February 2019):; 0409 765 787

Dr Bryce Wakefield

, National Deputy Director

Bryce is an expert in East Asia foreign policy, Japan, international relations, security, European politics, Brexit, EU-Australia relations and New Zealand.

Contact details:; 0444 519 549