Mr Alan Sweetman
Mr Sweetman is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He has previously served overseas as Deputy Head of Mission at the Australian Embassy in Kabul and at the Australian Embassy in Athens. Mr Sweetman had earlier DFAT postings in Dili and Jakarta, and with the Peace Monitoring Group in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea.
Most recently, Mr Sweetman was Director of the Southern Europe Section. He has also worked as a Senior Adviser in the Australian Civil Military Centre and as Director of DFAT’s APEC Reform, Security and Technical Cooperation Section. Earlier in his career he served on China and ASEAN country desks.