Ambassador to Portugal

Mr Peter Rayner

Biography

Mr Rayner is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Until recently he was Director, Pacific Regional Organisations and Governance Section.

Mr Rayner has served overseas as Deputy Head of Mission in Rome; Deputy Head of Mission in Dili; and Head of Post at the former Australian Policy Liaison Office Lisbon. His earlier postings were in Noumea, Brasilia and Jakarta.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Sydney, a Graduate Diploma in Economics from the University of Canberra and a Diploma of Education from the Sydney College of Advanced Education. Mr Rayner speaks Portuguese, French and Indonesian.

Last Updated: 12 February 2013
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