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Christopher Farnham

Senior Outreach Policy Officer

Contact details

Phone: +61 2 6125 1220

Room: Crawford A 6125 1220

Chris Farnham joined the National Security College in June 2015 as Policy and Events Officer. His career focus has been on Geopolitics with experience working in and out of China for a number of years as well as operating in Australia and Southeast Asia.

Previous to his time at the NSC Chris was the National Operations Manager at the Australian Institute of International Affairs where he was responsible for the day-to-day running of the AIIA National Office, supervising the AIIA national internship program, liaising with state and regional offices and management of AIIA events.

Prior to joining the AIIA Chris was the Senior Watch Officer and Senior Strategic Adviser for Australasia and Southeast Asia for Stratfor Global Intelligence. Among his responsibilities in these roles was contributing to organisational net assessments and analysis, client briefing and reporting, conducting assessments of quarterly, half yearly and annual forecasts and managing challenges to regional and country net assessments.

Before his career in national security and international affairs Chris was a soldier with the 3rd battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (airborne).

National Security College
GJ Yeend Wing (Crawford Bldg #132a)
1 Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

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