Philipp Ivanov


Philipp Ivanov is currently Fulbright Scholar in Australian-United States Alliance Studies and Visiting Research Fellow at Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

From 2015 to 2023 Philipp was the Chief Executive Officer of Asia Society Australia Centre. During his term as CEO, the Centre has consolidated its position as Australia’s leading business and policy think-tank on Asia.

Previously, Philipp worked on China policy at the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, was a Deputy Director of the Research Institute for Asia and the Pacific at the University of Sydney and advised the University of Sydney on China strategy.  His commentary and analysis have appeared in Foreign Policy, The Australian, ABC, Bloomberg News, CNBC, The Australian Financial Review, Melbourne Asia Review and ChinaFile. He studied Chinese history and Russia-China relations and lived and worked in China for over six years. In May 2023, he will commence as global Vice-President and Chief Programming Officer at Asia Society in New York. 

Australia’s delicate dance with the United States and China
Australia’s delicate dance with the United States and China
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