Damian Thompson is Chief Operating Office for The Conversation International, working with teams across The Conversation’s global network to coordinate global strategies and build partnerships to advance its mission to share knowledge and inform decisions through evidence-based journalism. Since joining The Conversation in its earliest days, Damian has worked from The Conversation’s newsrooms in Melbourne and Boston, and been part of its global.
Prior to joining The Conversation, Damian worked for the Victorian State Government on programs to deliver services to the agriculture sector and in the Office of the Minister for Agriculture. Damian developed a strong interest in India while studying at the University of Melbourne. He first travelled to India as an AIESEC trainee. Damian was a part of the 2018 cohort of the Australia India Youth Dialogue.