Events and Communications Manager
Phone(+61 2) 6270-5100
Renee is ASPI's Events and Communications Manager - however she is on maternity leave during 2020 and her role is being handled by Kelly Smith.
Renee has over a decade of experience in event management and is responsible for the coordination and execution of ASPI's events program. This includes onsite and offsite 1.5 Track dialogues, masterclasses, publication launches, dinners and conferences. Renee is also responsible for formalising and maintaining ASPI's relationships with overseas research institutes.
Renee is a passionate audio producer, previously working with ABC Radio and ANU Student Media. Renee produces and hosts ASPI's podcast Policy, Guns & Money.
Renee manages the Events & Communications team and is responsible for the strategic management of ASPI's social media and media engagements.
Drawing on her previous work in women's advocacy, Renee is the co-coordinator for the Women in Defence & Security Network.
Renee has a bachelor degree in Arts (English & History) from the Australian National University and a Graduate Diploma of Communication (Journalism) from Charles Sturt University.