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Catherine McGregor AM

Senior Analyst

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Catherine McGregor is Graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon from where she graduated with Honours in Arts and was awarded the CEW Bean prize for military history.

She served in a range of regimental training and staff appointments as an infantry officer including command on operations overseas. She is a Tetun linguist who completed three tours to Timor Leste.

Catherine holds post graduate qualifications in War Studies from ADFA and was a Chief of Army Visiting Fellow at Oxford University in 2008 in the Changing Character of War Program. She served as the speech writer to every Chief of the Army from 1999 until her retirement from the Army in 2014 when she transferred to the Royal Australian Air Force as Director of Research and Analysis to the Chief of Air Force. Catherine is regular contributor to the ABC and Fairfax on politics, current affairs and national security issues. She was awarded the Order of Australia in the Military Division in 2012.