Professor Andrew MacIntyre

Chairman of the Australia-Indonesia Centre

Monash University

Andrew MacIntyre is Professor Emeritus at Monash University, in Melbourne and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He has an international reputation as an authority on international higher education, Southeast Asian affairs, with a particular interest in Indonesia.

He chairs the board of the Australia-Indonesia Centre and also serves on the boards of the Asia Society Australia, the Asia Foundation Australasia, A Rocha Australia, and the International Advisory Panel of the Yusof Ishak Institute of Southeast Studies in Singapore.

He previously served as a director of the Australian-American Leadership Dialogue, a member of the Victorian Branch of the Australia-Indonesia Business Council, Vice-Chair of the Australian Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (AusPECC) and as a consultant to government institutions and companies in Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, the United States and China, as well as international agencies such as the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the ASEAN Secretariat.

He was previously the founding President and Pro Vice-Chancellor of Monash University Indonesia, Vice President Global Development and Director of the Australian APEC Studies Centre at RMIT University, Dean of the College of Asia and Pacific at the ANU, founding Director of the Crawford School of Public Policy at ANU and Professor at the University of California, San Diego.

He has published widely on Southeast Asian politics, international relations in the Asia-Pacific region and higher education. He was the founder of the Australia-Indonesia Governance Research Partnership and is the recipient of the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation for contributions to the promotion of relations between Japan and Australia (2006) and also a recipient of the Presidential Friends of Indonesia award (2010).