Andrew McBaron took up his current role of Adviser in the Futures Hub at the National Security College in January 2019, on secondment from the Australian Army. He has 25 years of experience in the national security domain, in Australia and abroad, particularly in the intelligence realm. He has worked in a number of agencies and departments and aside from intelligence duties he also has key experience in force structure design for Army and joint organisations. Andrew has deployed numerous times in the near region as well as the Middle East and Central Asia. His most recent deployment was in 2016 as the inaugural commander of an Australian team deployed to assist Afghan National Defence & Security Forces establish their very first joint-interagency capability, charged with securing Kabul.
Andrew is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy and the Royal Military College - Duntroon, and holds a number of tertiary qualifications including a B.A. (History/Politics), UNSW 1996; M.B.A. (International Business/HRM), 2009; and an Adv.Dip Indonesian Language (2001).
Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia