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David Andrews's picture Senior Policy Advisor
+61 2 6125 9348

David joined the National Security College in July 2022 as a member of the Policy Engagement team, having previously held multiple roles in the Australian Department of Defence, including in Military Strategy, Strategic Policy, and Defence Export Controls Branches.

His research interests include Australian defence and foreign policy, the... read more

Ellen Bache's picture _Business Support Officer_
02 6125 9256

Ellen Bache joined the National Security College in October 2022. As Business Support Officer, they assist the Business Management team with finance, HR and office operations. Ellen completed their Bachelor of Science in Zoology and Marine Biology in 2014 and has worked in roles ranging from tourism to legal administration before coming to the ANU.

David Beaumont's picture Director, Executive and Professional Development

Colonel David Beaumont is a Director of Executive and Professional Development at the National Security College, and publishes widely on strategy and strategic policy, military preparedness, logistics, mobilisation and whole-of-nation responses to crises.

David is a military logistician by background, and has led Army training institutions and... read more

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Carolyn Bull's picture Senior Director

Dr Carolyn Bull joined the NSC in January 2022 on secondment from Australia’s Office of National Intelligence. As part of the NSC’s leadership team, Carolyn works across the College’s policy, outreach, and executive and professional development initiatives.

Carolyn’s professional experience spans intelligence, diplomacy, non-government and... read more

Joshua Burgess's picture Course Coordinator
+61 2 6125 2233

Josh has been working professionally at the ANU since 2019 starting as Business Support Officer in the School of Culture History and Language. He holds a Bachelor degree in Tourism Management and an Advanced Diploma of Languages in Japanese from the University of Canberra.

Judi Burtenshaw's picture Contracts and Project Manager
02 6125 6955

Judi joined the National Security College in 2021, having previously managed the team responsible for negotiation and execution of research contracts across the four ANU HASS Colleges. Judi has extensive experience working in the research and university sectors.

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Abby Catucod joined the National Security College in 2018.

Abby holds a Master of Public Policy from the Australian National University, and a Bachelor of Political Science from the University of the Philippines (Diliman).

Owen Cooper's picture Senior Advisor, Futures Hub

Owen has been a Senior Advisor in the Futures Hub since 2020, where he helps government departments and officials think about and plan for the future, through facilitated workshops, simulations, training programs, advice and research. Prior to joining the NSC, Owen spent 14 years in intelligence analysis and tradecraft roles at the Department of Defence... read more

Finn Coverdale's picture Research Assistant

Finn Coverdale joined the College in 2022 after completing his Masters in National Security at the College. Prior to ANU Finn studied International Studies at Deakin University majoring in Middle East politics and Arabic Language.

Carolyn Cuello's picture Director Program Design and Delivery

Dr Carolyn Cuello joined the National Security College in August 2021 on secondment from the Department of Finance. She develops and delivers innovative, high quality executive and professional development initiatives to meet the needs of the national security community as part of the NSC’s leadership team.

Carolyn joined the NSC after working in... read more

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Christina Gee's picture Senior Program Coordinator

NSC students and applicants should please contact Christina at

Christina works in the Crawford Student Hub and is the Senior Program Coordinator for the Master of National Security Policy. Christina has worked in a variety of education administration roles at the ANU since January 2010. In 2016 she received the Dean’s... read more

Katy Ghassemi's picture Course Coordinator
+61 2 6125 6637

Katy joined the National Security College in 2015 as a Course Coordinator. She has held a variety of positions in the public and private sectors.

Katy holds a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University.

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Olivia Kim's picture Senior Communications & Marketing Officer
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Olivia Kim joined the ANU National Security College in July 2022 as the Senior Communications and Marketing Officer, on secondment from the ANU Communications and Engagement team.

She supports the wide range of communications, engagement and marketing activities that enhance and promote the work of the College, including publications, events and... read more

Travis Kotzur's picture Course Coordinator

Travis joined the ANU National Security College in September 2021, after working with the Law Council of Australia in an administrative role. Prior to this, he worked in the ACT Public Service and spent 17 years in the financial services industry working in both administrative and compliance roles, both in Australia and New Zealand.

Travis... read more

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Lorraine Morgan's picture Director Executive and Professional Development
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Lorraine joined the ANU National Security College in January 2022 on secondment from the Office of National Intelligence. Lorraine has experience in intelligence, law enforcement, policy, capacity development and professional development across a range of national security community agencies including Defence, the AFP, ACIC, ONI and AGD. Lorraine has a... read more

Abbey Morris's picture Program Coordinator

Abbey joined the National Security College in 2022 as a Course Coordinator. She currently supports the Executive and Professional Development team and the Futures Hub team. She recently completed a Bachelor of International Security Studies (Honours) and Bachelor of Asian Studies, with a focus on Southeast Asia and Indonesian and French language skills,... read more

Chelsea Muir's picture Senior Policy Outreach Officer

Chelsea Muir has worked at the ANU National Security College (NSC) since 2018. Originally on secondment from the Department of Agriculture and the Environment (formerly Agriculture and Water Resources), she developed a passion for working within the higher education sector, focusing specifically on national security issues.

Chelsea started at the... read more

Nurkemala Muliani's picture Cyber Engagement Coordinator
+61 2 6125 3711

Nurkemala Muliani joins the National Security College from the ANU Indonesia Project. She has a wealth of experience from roles at the ANU, Australia Awards Indonesia, Universitas Indonesia and the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Jakarta. Nuke graduated from The Australian National University with a Master of International and... read more


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