Ms Lisa Filipetto
Ambassador to Ethiopia
Ms Filipetto is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and trade (DFAT) and was until recently Australia's High Commissioner to Nairobi, a position she assumed in May 2007.
Ms Filipetto has extensive experience within the department and has served overseas as Ambassador to Cambodia, Consul-General, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, as well as in Ireland and Brunei Darussalam.
Ms Filipetto holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies from the Australian National University.