Australian Ambassador for Counter-Terrorism
Mr Roger Noble AO DSC CSC was appointed as Australia's Ambassador for Counter-Terrorism on 18 February 2021. The Ambassador is responsible for leading Australia's international engagement on counter-terrorism and represents Australia at bilateral, regional and multilateral forums. He also sits on Australian Government domestic counter-terrorism forums.
Mr Noble has had a distinguished military career, most recently serving as a Major General and Head of Military Strategic Commitments at Australian Defence Force Headquarters. Previous senior ADF roles include Deputy Chief of Joint Operations and deployments to Iraq as Deputy Coalition Land Force Commander and to Afghanistan with the International Security Assistance Force. Major General Noble was also seconded to the United States Army - Pacific as Deputy Commanding General.
Mr Noble holds a Master of International Public Policy (Honours) from Johns Hopkins University, a Master of Business Administration from Deakin University, a Master of Defence Studies from the University of Canberra, and a Bachelor of Arts (Military History) from the Australian Defence Force Academy.