Mr Samuel Beever
Mr Beever is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He was most recently Director, Japan Section. He has previously served overseas as Vice President, then President, World Food Programme Executive Board, Rome; Counsellor and Alternate Permanent Representative to the World Food Programme; and Head of Aid, Australian Embassy, Kabul. In Canberra he has served as Pacific Adviser and Departmental Liaison Officer, Office of the Minister for Foreign Affairs; and Director, Corporate Strategy and Budget Section, AusAID.
Mr Beever holds a Master of International Humanitarian Affairs from the University of York and a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Asian Studies from the Australian National University.