Australian Ambassadors and other representatives
Ambassador to Iraq
Dr Joanne Loundes
Dr Loundes is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently Chief Economist, Trade and Investment, Office of Economic Analysis. In Canberra, she has held a range of positions including Director, G20 Branch and Director, APEC Branch. Overseas, Dr Loundes has served as Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy, Kabul and First Secretary, Australian Embassy, Tokyo.
Dr Loundes holds a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from Murdoch University.