Announcing Guy Boekenstein MAICD as Northern Australia Fellow
Asia Society Australia is proud to announce the establishment of the Northern Australia Fellowship, in partnership with the Northern Territory Government and appointment of Guy Boekenstein MAICD as the inaugural Northern Australia Fellow.
Northern Australia Fellowship is a secondment program between the Northern Territory Government and Asia Society Australia, focused on supporting Northern Australia’s engagement with the Indo-Pacific region.
Guy is a senior official with an established track-record in international and strategic policy, intelligence and industry development in the Commonwealth and State governments. He has also served in Australian Embassies in Tokyo and Jakarta.
Guy currently holds the position of Senior Director for National Security and Defence at the Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet, Northern Territory Government.
Previous roles include Senior Manager for ASEAN and India in the Trade and Investment Branch of the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, various senior roles in the International Policy Division at the Department of Defence, and the International Policy, Intelligence and Operations Senior Adviser to Minister for Defence.
He has worked with the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, US Centre for Strategic and International Studies, US Centre for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, Japanese and Indonesian think-tanks and is the only Australian non-Executive Director on the Board of the International Security Industry Council of Japan.
As the Northern Australia Fellow, based in Darwin, Guy will pursue collaborative policy projects focused on Northern Australia’s engagement with the Indo-Pacific region and represent Asia Society Australia in the region for a period of 12 months.
The Northern Australia Fellowship is a secondment program between the Northern Territory Government and Asia Society Australia, focused on supporting Northern Australia’s engagement with the Indo-Pacific region.
In partnership with the Northern Territory Government