Ms Kerin Ayyalaraju
Ms Ayyalaraju is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and prior to her appointment was Chargé d’Affaires, Australian Embassy, Lisbon. In Canberra, Ms Ayyalaraju has served as Director, Consular and Crisis Management Division; and Director, New Colombo Plan Secretariat, DFAT. She has previously served overseas as Acting Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy, Ankara; Deputy Head of Post, Australian Consulate-General, Shanghai; and Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy, Abu Dhabi.
Ms Ayyalaraju holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University.