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Australian Ambassadors and other representatives

Ambassador to Timor-Leste

Mr Peter Roberts OAM


Mr Roberts is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently Assistant Secretary, North Asia Goods Branch. In Canberra, he has held a range of positions, including as a lead negotiator in the Japan Australia Economic Partnership Agreement, China Australia Free Trade Agreement and the Korea Australia Free Trade Agreement negotiations. He has also worked as Director, Japan Section. He previously served overseas as Political Counsellor, Australian Embassy, Tokyo; Second Secretary, Australian High Commission, Apia; and Senior Civilian Monitor, Peace Monitoring Group, Bougainville.

Mr Roberts holds a Bachelor of Asian Studies (Hons) from the Australian National University/Tohoku University Japan, and a Bachelor of Science from the ANU.

Last Updated: 22 February 2018
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