Alex Bellamy is Director and Professor of International Security at the Human Protection Hub, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University Australia. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and honorary professor of International Relations at the University of Queensland. He is Director (International) of the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, having served as the Centre’s founding Executive Director (2007-2010). He is co-editor of the journal Global Responsibility to Protect and co-editor of a book series on the same theme. He served as co-chair of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific study group on the Responsibility to Protect.