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Executive Director, La Trobe Asia, La Trobe University

Euan Graham joined La Trobe Asia from the Lowy Institute, where he was Director, International Security Program. Euan has specialised in Asian security and international relations throughout a varied career spanning consultancy, think tanks, professional diplomacy and academia.

He obtained his doctorate from the Australian National University, in 2003, specialising in Japan’s sea-lane security. He maintains an active interest across maritime Asia and has a Masters in Southeast Asian Studies (Hull, UK).

After working as an Asia editor for Oxford Analytica, he joined the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, working as a Senior Research Officer from 2004-11, covering Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia as an analyst. Euan also served as a diplomat at the British Embassy in Manila and Pyongyang.

He left the UK in 2011, joining the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, in Singapore, where he was a senior fellow in Maritime Security, teaching courses to postgraduate students and senior military officers.

Euan joined La Trobe University in 2018. He is regularly quoted in the Australian and international media.


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    Executive Director, La Trobe Asia, La Trobe University