Christopher Lamb

Humanitarian Adviser, University of Melbourne

Australian diplomat for over 30 years. After retiring from that job, the chief diplomat for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Geneva. After retiring again, various advisory and teaching functions - done from Melbourne.

Experience

  • 2013–present
    President, Australia Myanmar Institute
  • –present
    Special Adviser , IFRC
  • –present
    Honorary Associate Professor, University of Melbourne
  • –present
    Lecturer on Humanitarian Diplomacy, DiploFoundation (University of Malta)
  • –present
    Special Adviser to Australian Red Cross, Australian Red Cross
  • –present
    Adviser, National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
  • 2000–2010
    Special Adviser on International Relations, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
  • 1968–2000
    Diplomat and DFAT public servant, DFAT
  • 1997–2000
    Australian Ambassador to former Yugoslavia, Romania and Macedonia, DFAT
  • 1993–1997
    Legal adviser, DFAT
  • 1986–1989
    Australian Ambassador to Myanmar, DFAT

Education

  •  
    Australian National University, BA, LLB