Mr Matthew Neuhaus
Mr Neuhaus is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade where he most recently headed the Middle East and Africa Division. He has previously served overseas as Ambassador to Zimbabwe; Director, Political Affairs Division, Commonwealth Secretariat, London; and High Commissioner to Nigeria. In Canberra, Mr Neuhaus has also served as Assistant Secretary, Africa Branch and Senior Adviser, International Division, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Mr Neuhaus holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney and a Master of Philosophy in International Relations from the University of Cambridge.