Heather is an international relations, advocacy and public relations professional. A former diplomat, she has represented Australia in Tokyo and in Vientiane, as well as at the United Nations. In her current role, Heather oversees communications strategy, media and public relations for Asialink Business, the National Centre for Asia Capability.
Heather holds a Masters of Arts in International Studies and a BA Communications/BA International Studies from the University of Technology Sydney, as well as a Graduate Certificate in International and Community Development from Deakin University.
She is a Fellow of the United Nations International Security Program.