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Our people

Some of the country's foremost strategic thinkers and expert analysts work with ASPI. We are also fortunate to have the services of our Fellows who bring very extensive experience to our ranks. 


Justin Bassi

Executive Director

Bec Shrimpton

Director - Defence Strategy and National Security

Dr Alexandra Caples

Director - The Sydney Dialogue

Danielle Cave

Director - Executive, Strategy & Research

Mike Norris

Director - Professional Development Centre

David Wroe

Director - Strategic Communications

Marc Ablong PSM

Visiting Senior Fellow

Mike Bareja

Deputy Director of Cyber, Technology and Security

Henry Campbell

NASPC Strategic Engagement and Program Manager

Steve Clark

Publications Manager

Michael Copage

Project Manager - Climate & Security Policy Centre

Adam Cossar

Head of Partnerships

Dr John Coyne

Head of Northern Australia Strategic Policy Centre | Head of Strategic Policing and Law Enforcement

Grant Ferguson

Professional Development - Program Development Centre

Dr Robert Glasser

Head of Climate and Security Policy Centre

Putri Handrianti

Chief Financial Officer

Bart Hogeveen

Deputy Director - Cyber, Technology & Security

Andrew Horton

Chief Operating Officer

James Robinson

NASPC Administration Officer

Byron Illyes

Graphic Designer & Web Development

Jocelinn Kang

Program Manager / Technical Specialist. ASPI's Cyber, Technology and Security

Brenda Lam

HR/Payroll Officer

Raelene Lockhorst

Deputy Director - Professional Development Centre

David (Doc) Millar

Professional Development Program Delivery

Olivia Nelson

Assistant Director, Executive and Strategy

Malki Opatha

Cyber, Technology & Security Program Coordinator

Georgia Opie

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

Anush Raventhiraraja

Senior Business Manager – Finance

Jess Smith

Program Coordinator

Chris Taylor

Head of Statecraft & Intelligence Program

Gabriel Zito

Events and Communications Manager