This area covers the full range of questions concerning the delivery of capability, from financial issues and personnel management to acquisition and contracting out—issues that are central to the government’s policy responsibilities.
is a Senior Analyst specialising in defence economics.
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This research area covers ASPI’s work on the operational needs of the Australian Defence Force, the development of our defence capabilities, and the impact of new technology on our armed forces.
is a Senior Analyst specialising in defence capability. Andrew is also the Director of Research, managing ASPI's publications and research program and the Executive Editor of the ASPI blog, The Strategist.
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This research area covers ASPI’s work on Australia’s international security environment, the development of our higher strategic policy, our approach to new security challenges, and the management of our international defence relationships.
is a Fellow specialising in international strategy.
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Director of Research Programs
The Director of Research Programs is responsible for the Institute's research and publications programs on defence and international security issues, while assisting with the development of business plan activities.
is the Deputy Director of ASPI. He is responsible for the Institute's Parliamentary, industry, business and corporate engagement programs. Prior to joining ASPI, Dr Bergin was most recently Associate Professor of Politics, University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) in Canberra. From 1981-1985 he taught political science at the Royal Australian Naval College. From 1991-2003 he was the Director of the Australian Defence Studies Centre (ADSC). He is the author and editor of a number of important works including Future Unknown: the terrorist threat to Australian maritime security (ASPI, 2005), Naval Power in the Pacific (Westview, 1993), and The Pacific Patrol Boat Project: a Case Study in Defence Cooperation (ANU, 1994). He has written extensively on a wide range of national security and ocean policy issues.
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