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Bronte Munro

Bronte Munro


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Cyber security policy, emerging technologies, critical national infrastructure, AUKUS


Bronte Munro is an Analyst in the ASPI Washington DC office.

She focuses on cyber, emerging and critical technologies within the context of Australia’s alliance with the US. Her research areas include the impact of critical and emerging technologies on national security, with particular interest in blockchain technologies, semiconductors, quantum and AUKUS Pillar 2.  

Her analysis has been published in media outlets in the US and Australia, including Foreign Policy, The National Interest, The Pacific Forum, and featured in interviews for ABC Radio, and as a panelist at Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Bronte is also a member of the Pacific Forum’s Young Leaders Program.  

Prior to joining ASPI, she was a Research Officer intern with Thales Australia and New Zealand, focusing on security convergence practices in the private sector. Bronte was also the Cyber and Technology Fellow with Young Australians in International Affairs. In 2020, she was awarded the US Consul General Policy Report Award for analysis on the impact of COVID-19 on US cyber policy produced through her studies at the United States Studies Center with The University of Sydney.   

Bronte holds a MA from Macquarie University in cybersecurity analysis, graduating with Excellence, and a BA from the University of Sydney in international and global studies. She also holds a Certificate IV in leadership and management for her leadership and business-development work in Cambodia and Timor-Leste with Project Everest Ventures.