Australia-Thailand Intstitute

Advisory Board Members


Photo: Mike Courtnall

Mr Mike Courtnall

Company Director and Consultant

Former President of Asian Building and Manufacturing Markets, Bluescope Steel


Photo: Gillian Bird

Ms Gillian Bird

Deputy Secretary, Ex-officio member, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Photo: John Hancock

Mr John Hancock

Chairman of John W. Hancock & Associates 

Photo: Michael Laverty

Mr Michael Laverty

Managing Director, Tropfest 

Photo: Jim Middleton

Mr Jim Middleton

Anchor Newshour, Australia Network 

Photo: Margaret West

Ms Margaret West AM

Curatorial Consultant and Emeritus Curator of Aboriginal Art, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin

Annette Ellis

Ms Annette Ellis

Former Member of Parliament

Dusadee Coulson

Ms Dusadee Coulson

Media and Teaching, Thai Language – Melbourne

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Dr Kaye Eldridge

Education Consultant, School of Education, University of Queensland


The Advisory Board is required to meet at least three times per year. Please see Calendar of Events for up-coming meetings.