Speaker Profile

Professor Hugh White AO FAIIA

Professor, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre

Australian National University

Hugh White AO is Professor of Strategic Studies at the Australian National University. He has served as an intelligence analyst with the Office of National Assessments, as a journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald, as a senior adviser on the staffs of Defence Minister Kim Beazley and Prime Minister Bob Hawke, and as a senior official in the Department of Defence.