Biography of Kate Logan

Kate Logan, currently the Chief of Protocol, is a senior career officer with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She was most recently Ambassador to Greece at the Australian Embassy in Athens.

Prior to this, she was Assistant Secretary of the Executive Branch between 2016 and 2017 and Assistant Secretary of the Papua New Guinea and Fiji Branch between 2012 and 2016.

Ms Logan was Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2005 to 2007, with responsibility for South and South-east Asia and terrorism issues. Ms Logan’s earlier roles in the department include Director of the Pakistan section, Director of the Counter-Terrorism section and Executive Officer in the Arms Control and Western Europe branches.

Overseas, Ms Logan has served as Counsellor at the Australian Embassy in Paris, Deputy Head of Mission at the Australian High Commission in Colombo and First Secretary at the Australian Embassy in Athens.

She holds a Bachelor of Laws (with honours, majoring in international law) and a Bachelor of Arts (with honours) from the University of Melbourne and a Graduate Diploma in Foreign Affairs and Trade from the Australian National University.

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Kate Logan
Last Updated: 9 October 2019