Robin Davies was appointed Head of the Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security at the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in October 2017. He was previously Associate Director of the Development Policy Centre at the Australian National University, and is currently an Honorary Professor at the Crawford School of Public Policy. Robin worked at the former Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) for almost twenty years, both in Australia and overseas, including ten years as a member of its senior executive service. Until late 2011, he headed AusAID’s international programs and partnerships division. Robin served on the board of UNICEF Australia from 2013 to 2017 and chaired its Programs, Policy and Advocacy Committee. Robin holds an honours degree in philosophy from the Australian National University.