Consul-General in Los Angeles, United States of America

Ms Chelsey Martin


Ms Martin is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).  She has significant experience in the United States serving as Counsellor (Political), Australian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York from 2011 to 2014, and as Counsellor (Public Affairs) at the Australian Embassy in Washington from 2006 to 2009.

In Canberra, Ms Martin served until recently as the Director of the Ministerial and Executive Liaison Section and as Deputy Chief of Protocol and Director of the Diplomatic and Consular Accreditation Section. She has significant experience working in public affairs and economic diplomacy, including in DFAT’s Media Liaison Section (2005-06); and the Trade and Advocacy Outreach Section (2004-05).  She was seconded to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet as Senior Adviser, Global and Regional Architecture, from 2009 to 2010.

Ms Martin holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree from the Australian National University.

Last Updated: 20 September 2013