Dr. Greg Austin, who previously served as Vice President for the Worldwide Security Initiative, including a leadership role in the institute's work on cybersecurity, is now a Professorial Fellow. Greg has a 30-year career in international affairs, including senior posts in academia and government.
He leads the institute's Policy Innovation Unit, whose purpose will be to identify and produce a stream of policy papers on new and emerging areas of global risks, threats and challenges.
He has also held senior posts at the International Crisis Group and the Foreign Policy Centre London.
Greg is the author of several highly reviewed books on international security, especially on Asia. In 2003-04, he led a major review for the United Kingdom Cabinet Office on UK conflict prevention policies. He has several post-graduate qualifications in international relations, including a PhD. Greg is an Australian citizen, married with two children.