Georgina Downer is Chief Executive Officer of the Robert Menzies Institute. She is a former diplomat and qualified lawyer, with a Master's degree in Public International Law from the London School of Economics. She has worked across Asia and the Pacific for the Australian government, the International Republican Institute, and the UNDP. Georgina was a Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs and the inaugural Director of Asialink Diplomacy. In addition to her executive experience, Georgina has served on the Boards of the indigenous not-for-profit, The Torch, the Menzies Research Centre, and the Victorian Liberal Party. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.