Experts

Experts

The Lowy Institute has a core of research staff and nonresident fellows, but it also draws on external partners, both individual and institutional, and invites leading international figures to participate in the Institute's activities. The research work of the Institute is supported by highly talented interns, selected from the Institute's internship program.

Michael Fullilove

Dr Michael Fullilove

Executive Director
Expertise: Australian foreign policy; US politics and foreign policy; Asia and the Pacific; Global institutions

Anthony Bubalo

Research Director and Director, West Asia Program
Expertise: Australian policy in West Asia; West Asia-East Asia linkages; Egypt; Saudi Arabia; Israeli-Palestinian dispute

Dr Leon Berkelmans

Director, International Economy Program & G20 Studies Centre
Expertise: Central Banking; Economic Growth; Business Cycles

Dr Euan Graham

Director, International Security Program
Expertise: East and South China seas, nuclear proliferation, the US rebalance to Asia

Jenny Hayward-Jones

Director, The Myer Foundation Melanesia Program
Expertise: Pacific Islands politics; Pacific Islands economic and social development; governance; statebuilding

Alex Oliver

Director, Polling
Expertise: Polling, Australian diplomacy; public diplomacy and international broadcasting; consular affairs; pathways to leadership in Asia Pacific

Dr Merriden Varrall

Director, East Asia Program
Expertise: China, Chinese foreign policy, Chinese domestic policy, Chinese development policy.

Sam Roggeveen

Editor, The Interpreter
Expertise: China’s military forces, drone warfare, US politics and foreign policy, new media, liberalism and conservatism.
Aaron Connelly

Aaron L. Connelly

Research Fellow, East Asia Program
Expertise: Indonesia, United States, Asia-Pacific Security, Asia-Pacific Institutions

Tristram Sainsbury

Research Fellow, G20 Studies Centre

Assoc Prof Rodger Shanahan

Research Fellow, West Asia Program
Expertise: Middle East security issues; Political Islam; Shi’a Islam

Dr Leon Berkelmans

Director, International Economy Program & G20 Studies Centre
Expertise: Central Banking; Economic Growth; Business Cycles

Anthony Bubalo

Research Director and Director, West Asia Program
Expertise: Australian policy in West Asia; West Asia-East Asia linkages; Egypt; Saudi Arabia; Israeli-Palestinian dispute
Aaron Connelly

Aaron L. Connelly

Research Fellow, East Asia Program
Expertise: Indonesia, United States, Asia-Pacific Security, Asia-Pacific Institutions
Michael Fullilove

Dr Michael Fullilove

Executive Director
Expertise: Australian foreign policy; US politics and foreign policy; Asia and the Pacific; Global institutions

Dr Euan Graham

Director, International Security Program
Expertise: East and South China seas, nuclear proliferation, the US rebalance to Asia

Jenny Hayward-Jones

Director, The Myer Foundation Melanesia Program
Expertise: Pacific Islands politics; Pacific Islands economic and social development; governance; statebuilding

Alex Oliver

Director, Polling
Expertise: Polling, Australian diplomacy; public diplomacy and international broadcasting; consular affairs; pathways to leadership in Asia Pacific

Sam Roggeveen

Editor, The Interpreter
Expertise: China’s military forces, drone warfare, US politics and foreign policy, new media, liberalism and conservatism.

Tristram Sainsbury

Research Fellow, G20 Studies Centre

Assoc Prof Rodger Shanahan

Research Fellow, West Asia Program
Expertise: Middle East security issues; Political Islam; Shi’a Islam

Dr Merriden Varrall

Director, East Asia Program
Expertise: China, Chinese foreign policy, Chinese domestic policy, Chinese development policy.

Dr Leon Berkelmans

Director, International Economy Program & G20 Studies Centre
Expertise: Central Banking; Economic Growth; Business Cycles

Anthony Bubalo

Research Director and Director, West Asia Program
Expertise: Australian policy in West Asia; West Asia-East Asia linkages; Egypt; Saudi Arabia; Israeli-Palestinian dispute
Aaron Connelly

Aaron L. Connelly

Research Fellow, East Asia Program
Expertise: Indonesia, United States, Asia-Pacific Security, Asia-Pacific Institutions
Michael Fullilove

Dr Michael Fullilove

Executive Director
Expertise: Australian foreign policy; US politics and foreign policy; Asia and the Pacific; Global institutions

Dr Euan Graham

Director, International Security Program
Expertise: East and South China seas, nuclear proliferation, the US rebalance to Asia

Jenny Hayward-Jones

Director, The Myer Foundation Melanesia Program
Expertise: Pacific Islands politics; Pacific Islands economic and social development; governance; statebuilding

Alex Oliver

Director, Polling
Expertise: Polling, Australian diplomacy; public diplomacy and international broadcasting; consular affairs; pathways to leadership in Asia Pacific

Sam Roggeveen

Editor, The Interpreter
Expertise: China’s military forces, drone warfare, US politics and foreign policy, new media, liberalism and conservatism.

Tristram Sainsbury

Research Fellow, G20 Studies Centre

Assoc Prof Rodger Shanahan

Research Fellow, West Asia Program
Expertise: Middle East security issues; Political Islam; Shi’a Islam

Dr Merriden Varrall

Director, East Asia Program
Expertise: China, Chinese foreign policy, Chinese domestic policy, Chinese development policy.

Dr Philippa Brant

Research Associate

Emilia Christoforou

Research Associate

Anna Kirk

Research Associate, Melanesia

Brendan Thomas-Noone

Research Associate

Hannah Wurf

Research Associate, G20 Studies Centre

Mike Callaghan AM

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: G20, international economic governance, international economic policy

John Carlson AM

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament

Dr Malcolm Cook

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Political economy of North East and South East Asia; East Asian regionalism; Japanese foreign policy; great-power relations in East Asia

Prof. Alan Dupont

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Political and strategic developments in East Asia; transnational security issues; intelligence; Australian national security and defence

Dr John Edwards

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Australian economic policy; monetary policy; international economics; banking

James Goldrick AO, CSC

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Defence; maritime security; Australian defence policy

Dr Michael J. Green

Nonresident Fellow

Dr Stephen Grenville AO

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Regional economic integration; Australia's economic relations with East Asia; international financial flows and the global financial architecture; financial sector development in East Asia

Stephen J. Hadley

2014 Telstra Distinguished International Fellow

Owen Harries

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: US foreign policy; US-Australia alliance; morality and foreign policy; realism; conservatives and neo-conservatives on foreign policy

Peter Hartcher

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Politics; economics; foreign policy

Linda Jakobson

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: China’s foreign and security policy; Chinese politics; Northeast Asia security issues; Taiwan Strait

Dame Carol Kidu

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Papua New Guinea, women in politics, community development

Dr Khalid Koser

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: International migration; asylum; refugees; internal displacement

Murray McLean AO

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: China, Chinese foreign policy, Chinese domestic policy, Japan.

Rory Medcalf

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Asia-Pacific/Indo-Pacific strategic order; India and the Indian Ocean; maritime security; nuclear arms control, Australian defence policy
Dr Raja Mohan, Lowy Institute, India Foreign Policy expert.

Dr C. Raja Mohan

Nonresident Fellow

Dr Milton Osborne

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: History and politics of Southeast Asia; history and politics of Cambodia; the Mekong

Annmaree O’Keeffe AM

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Pacific and PNG; international development assistance; international health challenges; global issues impacting on indigenous peoples

Richard C. Smith AO PSM

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Australian defence policy; Australian security and defence; Australian foreign policy

Joanne Bottcher

Information Manager

Stefanie Cheong

Office Manager

Sarah Davidson

Director of Business Development

Stephanie Dunstan

Director, Strategic Communications

John Gooding

Digital Editorial Assistant

Nirupam Gupta

Digital Editorial Assistant

Sarah Hipsley

Executive Officer

Suyin Ng

Chief Operating Officer

Carmel Phillips

Director, Finance and Accounting

Kate Weston

Head of Events and Marketing