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Australian Ambassadors and other representatives

High Commissioner to Cook Islands

Dr Christopher Watkins


Dr Watkins is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He has previously served overseas at the Australian Embassy in Iraq and at the Australian High Commission in Nigeria. In Canberra, he has served as senior analyst at the Office of National Assessments and as Acting Director of the Papua New Guinea Political Section.

Dr Watkins holds a Doctorate in Modern History and a Masters in Historical Research from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom; and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Melbourne.

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