Mr Ian Biggs
Mr Biggs is a senior career officer of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Until recently he was Acting First Assistant Secretary of International Security Division. He has served overseas as Ambassador to Turkey, and Saudi Arabia, Chargé d’Affaires in Baghdad, and Deputy Head of Mission in Vienna and Damascus.
Mr Biggs holds a Master of Arts (International Relations) from the Australian National University and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Sydney. Mr Biggs is expected to take up his appointment in July 2016.