Statesman Institute – A Government Relations & Independent Research Breakthrough

A revolutionary new concept in Government Relations and Expert advice, Statesman Institute provides organisations with privileged, direct access to an unprecedented assembly of prominent experts who are former Cabinet Ministers, advisers to Australian Prime Ministers, Department Secretaries, Corporate Leaders and Senior Diplomats.

Chinese Foreign Policy and Investment Experience

The institute can provide direct access to an unparalleled assembly of the leading Chinese foreign policy minds in Australia including respected diplomats, senior economic Cabinet Ministers and foreign policy experts.

We have a particular niche of Chinese investment and foreign policy expertise including former:

  • Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Federal Minster for Trade
  • Federal Minister for Trade and Competitiveness
  • Federal Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Asian Century Policy
  • Australian Ambassador to China
  • President, Australia China Business Council
  • Policy and Economic Adviser to Prime Minister of Australia
  • Chief of Staff to Federal Minster for Trade
  • Senior Executive, International Monetary Fund
  • President & CEO, International Crisis Group
  • Co-Chair, International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament
  • Co-Chair, International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty
  • Co-Chair, International Advisory Board of the New-York based Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
  • Patron and Emeritus Convenor, Asia Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament
  • Director-General, Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO)
  • Director-General, Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS)
  • Assistant Secretary (Asia), Department of Defence
  • Senior Analyst (China), Office of National Assessments, Reporting to Prime Minister & National Security Committee of Cabinet

Our depth of experience in international relations and understanding of complex geo political circumstances enables the institute to assist clients to engage with foreign Governments including high-level introductions to key stakeholders by leveraging our international networks. Our experts have regular liaison with multi-national organisations and international bodies such as:

  • OECD
  • World Bank
  • United Nations
  • APEC
  • World Trade Organisation
  • G20