Mr Paul Stephens
Mr Stephens is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He commenced as Deputy Head of Mission Bangkok in July 2018. His most recent previous position was Assistant Secretary, South East Asia Regional Branch (2016-2018). He has also served in senior roles in Europe Division, Americas Division, Corporate Management Division and in International Division of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Mr Stephens’ overseas experience includes Ambassador in Stockholm (2009-2013), First Secretary later Counsellor UN New York (2002-2005), and Third Secretary Brasilia (1995-1998).
Mr Stephens has a Master of International Relations from Deakin University, Graduate Diploma in Communications from the University of Canberra and a Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University.