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Justin Brown

Justin Brown joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1987 and has been Acting Deputy Secretary since September 2015. Prior to this, he had been First Assistant Secretary, Office of Trade Negotiations. Mr Brown began his career in the Department of Trade and Resources in 1980.He has served overseas as Australia’s High Commissioner to Canada (2008-2011); Consul-General Los Angeles (2006); Deputy Head, Australian Mission to the European Union, Brussels (1999-2001); and First Secretary, Australian Embassy Copenhagen (1988-1991).In Canberra, Mr Brown has held various senior positions including: First Assistant Secretary, Consular and Crisis Management Division (2012-2015); Head of Secretariat for the Review of Export Policies and Programs (2007-2008); First Assistant Secretary of the Trade Development Division (2006); Ambassador for the Environment (2004); and Head of the Asia Trade Taskforce (2002-2004).Mr Brown has also held positions dealing with climate change, multilateral trade negotiations and trade law, and bilateral relations with the Americas and Europe.Mr Brown holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of New England.


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