JAMES BATLEY

DISTINGUISHED POLICY FELLOW, anu
James Batley will be joining us as the lead academic for our Pacific Simulation this year. Prior to working with the ANU, Mr Batley had an impressive career in government, holding diplomatic postings in various Asia Pacific nations. He has also held senior positions including Deputy Director-General of the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and Deputy Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).  

DR. CASSANDRA STEER

MISSION SPECIALIST, ANU INSTITUTE FOR SPACE

We are delighted to welcome Dr Cassandra Steer as the lead academic for our Space Simulation. Dr Steer is a Senior Lecturer at the ANU College of Law, as well as a Mission Specialist at the ANU Institute for Space. Specialising in international space law, Dr Steer is particularly interested in space security, an increasingly important area of national security concern.

KATHERINE MANSTED

senior advisor public policy, NATIONAL SECURITY COLLEGE anu

Katherine Mansted will be the lead academic consultant for our Domestic Simulation this year. Katherine is the Senior Adviser for Public Policy at the National Security College, and works across the public policy and executive education functions of the College. She is also a non-resident fellow at the Alliance for Securing Democracy at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and co-hosts the National Security Podcast on PolicyForum.net.

DR. DOMINIQUE DALLA-POZZA

senior lecturer, college of law anu

Dr Dominique Dalla-Pozza is a senior lecturer at the ANU College of Law working in the fields of Australian National Security Law and Australian Public Law. She is providing the ACSS team with a combination of logistical and academic assistance, particularly in the development of the simulations. She ​has an interest in crisis simulation development, ​particularly after helping to prepare a team of ANU students to attend a national security crisis law simulation held at Georgetown University in Washington DC in 2018.