Mr Nicholas Coppel
Mr Coppel is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He was most recently Assistant Secretary in the People Smuggling Taskforce. Overseas, he has served as Special Coordinator of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands; Deputy High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea; and Deputy Head of Mission in Manila, with an earlier posting to Washington DC. Mr Coppel holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the Australian National University and a Master of Business Administration from London Business School.