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Director, Australian APEC Study Centre, RMIT University

Ken Waller is the Director of the Australian APEC Study Centre at RMIT University. Mr. Waller spent nearly 30 years at the Australian Treasury. During that time he served as: Minister (Financial), at the Australian Embassy in Beijing and as Minister (Treasury) at the High Commission, London; Assistant Secretary responsible for Australia’s relations with the IMF, World Bank, ADB and the EBRD; Executive Director on the Board of the ADB, Manila; and Assistant Secretary, Banking and Finance. He joined the Colonial Group in 1998 as Group Economic Advisor, a position he held until 2006. Mr. Waller graduated from London University with a B.Sc. (Econ.) and is also an Honorary Professor at Zhongnan University of Finance and Economics.


  • –present
    Director, Australian APEC Study Centre, RMIT University


    London University , Bachelor Science, Economics

Research Areas

  • International Economics And International Finance (140210)
  • International Business (150308)
  • Government And Politics Of Asia And The Pacific (160606)
  • Australian Government And Politics (160601)