Dr Eugene Sebastian

Executive Director

The Australia-Indonesia Centre

Dr Eugene Sebastian is the Executive Director of The Australia-Indonesia Centre. Eugene brings a wealth of experience in international strategy, business development and operational management in the higher education sector. Before his appointment at the Centre, he served as Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor International at RMIT University, leading the College of Business strategy in China, Vietnam, Indonesia and Singapore.

Prior to RMIT, Eugene held various senior-level roles at Monash University including Director of Global Initiatives, Director of International Research and Associate Dean for the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. In each of these roles, he led business development initiatives, developed international partnerships, advising governments on market development models and pursuing integrated market entry strategies. His work spans South America, Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia and the Middle East.

Eugene holds a BA Hons in Politics and Asian Studies from Flinders University, South Australia and a PhD in Business and Economics from the University of Sydney.