Australian Ambassadors and other representatives
Representative, Australian Office, Taipei
Mr Gary Cowan
Mr Cowan is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Mr Cowan commenced as Australia Representative Designate to Taipei in January 2018. Overseas Mr Cowan's most recent posting was as Deputy Head of Post, Shanghai (2003-2007).
Mr Cowan's most recent placement in Canberra was as Assistant Secretary, Sustainability and Climate Change Branch. He holds a Master of Public Administration from the Australia New Zealand School of Government/Monash University; a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney.