Dr Kath Gleeson joined the NSC in July 2019 on secondment from the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) where she was in charge of training and education for the agency.
Areas of focus during her career include the design, development and delivery of training and learning focussed on capability building within the AEC but also internationally through the ‘Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections’ (BRIDGE) Program.
She also performed roles focussed on electoral management, reform and operational delivery both in Australia and overseas, and spent time in the not-for-profit sector and in academia, where her focus was on Australian foreign policy, political theory and security studies.
Kath holds a PhD in Politics and International Relations from the University of New South Wales, a Bachelor and Arts (Honours) from the University of Newcastle and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
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The Australian National University
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