Mr John Richardson
Mr Richardson is a senior career officer with DFAT. Most recently, Mr Richardson was Director of the Victorian DFAT Office. He has previously served overseas as Ambassador to Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay; and as Deputy Head of Mission in Australia’s Embassies in Germany and Thailand.
In Canberra, Mr Richardson has served as Assistant Secretary of the Canada and Latin America Branch; the APEC Taskforce; the Diplomatic Security Branch; the North-East Asia Branch; and the Trade Strategy Branch.