Executive Briefing | Deepening Australia’s Engagement In Southeast AsiaVIEW EVENT DETAILS
How is ASEAN responding to new geopolitical and economic challenges? What steps is Australia taking to advance our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership?
Asia Society Australia and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade warmly invite you to a special private briefing with His Excellency Will Nankervis, Australia’s Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Nations.
This lunch briefing is an opportunity to hear firsthand from Ambassador Nankervis on the Australia-ASEAN relationship, multilateral diplomacy, and Australia’s foreign and trade policy in the region.
This is a member only event and places are strictly limited. For any enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: 7 February 2023
Time: 12:30 – 2:00pm AEDT
Venue: Sydney CBD
This event is in partnership with KPMG and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
About Our Speaker
Will Nankervis, Ambassador of the Australian Mission to ASEAN in Jakarta
Will Nankervis is Ambassador of the Australian mission to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Jakarta.
Previously, he was Assistant Secretary of the Indo-Pacific Strategy and Regional Maritime Branch in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), where his responsibilities included implementation of Australia’s Indo-Pacific Strategy as well as regional maritime security issues.
Mr Nankervis was a member of the Taskforce that developed Australia’s 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper. Prior to that he headed the DFAT Iraq and Syria Taskforce. He was Political Counsellor in Australia’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York during Australia’s term on the UN Security Council (2013-14).
A career DFAT officer, Mr Nankervis has also undertaken postings and short-term missions in Sri Lanka and Solomon Islands.
He holds Bachelor of Science (Physics) and Bachelor of Arts (Mathematics, Philosophy) degrees from the University of Queensland.