Kevin Rudd is president and CEO of Asia Society and president of the Asia Society Policy Institute. Previously, he served as Australia’s 26th prime minister (2007-2010, 2013) and as foreign minister (2010-2012). He led Australia’s response during the Global Financial Crisis — the only major developed economy not to go into recession — and helped found the G20. He is also a leading international authority on China. He is chair of the board of the International Peace Institute.