Allan Gyngell


Allan Gyngell is National President of the Australian Institute of International Affairs. He is a Visiting Fellow at the National Security College and an honorary professor in the ANU’s College of Asia and the Pacific. He was the Director-General of the Office of National Assessments (ONA) from July 2009 until April 2013 and, prior to that, the founding Executive Director of the Lowy Institute for International Policy (2003-09) in Sydney.

Ambition: the emerging foreign policy of the Rudd Government
In a new Lowy Institute Analysis entitled 'Ambition: the emerging foreign policy of the Rudd Government', Lowy Institute Executive Director Allan Gyngell explores what we have…
The Lowy Institute Poll 2007
The Lowy Institute Poll 2007
The third Lowy Institute Poll surveys a nationally representative sample of Australians on their attitudes towards the US alliance, the government’s consular responsibilities,…
Policy Briefs
Design faults: the Asia Pacific’s regional architecture
In a new Policy Brief, Lowy Institute Executive Director Allan Gyngell argues that the Asia Pacific region has too many regional organisations, yet they are still unable to do all…
Policy Briefs
How to save APEC
In 2007, Sydney hosted the most important and expensive diplomatic meeting ever held in Australia, the APEC leaders' meeting.Allan Gyngell , Malcolm Cook
Parallel worlds
Depending on the way we look at the world at present it is possible to see the international system as unipolar or multipolar, as intensely inter-connected or deeply divided. Each…