Ms Karen Lanyon
Ms Lanyon is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and until recently was Consul-General in Los Angeles. Prior to this she was Director of DFAT’s New South Wales State Office.
She has previously served overseas as Minister-Counsellor, and earlier as First Secretary, at the Australian Embassy in Indonesia; Deputy Head of Mission at the Australian Embassy in Cambodia; and Second Secretary at the Australian High Commission in Singapore.
Ms Lanyon holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law degrees from the Australian National University.