Dr Helena Studdert
Dr Studdert is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently seconded as International Adviser to the Australian-Civil Military Centre. She has served overseas as Ambassador to Serbia (2010-2013) and Counsellor at the Australian High Commission in Wellington (2003-2005).
In Canberra, Dr Studdert served as Director, Consular Information Section (2008-2010); Director APEC Task Force (2005-2008) and Director, Ministerial and Executive Liaison Section (2000-2003).
Dr Studdert holds a PHD (History) from UNSW, a BA Hons from UNSW and a Graduate Diploma in Foreign Affairs and Trade from Monash University.