Professor Damien Kingsbury is the Director of the Master of International and Community Development at Deakin university. Damien is Deputy-Chair of the Balibo House Trust, a small NGO operating in Timor-Leste, where he has worked extensively since the mid-1990s, and is a board member with the Australia Myanmar Institute. He recently coordinated the Australian observer mission to Myanmar’s general elections. He was adviser to the Aceh peace talks, which ended three decades of separatist war with a democratic outcome.
Damien is a regular national and international media commentator on international affairs, including his regular ‘World According To …’ segment on ABC 774.