Birth - Death
Order of Australia, Ambassador
Former High Commissioner (Ambassador) to the United Kingdom (2008-2013). Began in the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1969 and was seconded to Buckingham Palace between 1977 and 1980, serving in the Press Office of the Royal Household as Assistant Press Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II and Press Secretary to the Prince of Wales. Permanent Representative to the United Nations (2001–2006) and High Commissioner to Malaysia (1993–1996). High Commissioner to New Zealand (2006–2008). Appointed to the Order of Australia (2011).