Brendan is currently the Business Liaison Officer in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Victoria State Office. Prior to taking up this position Brendan completed a three-year diplomatic posting to New Delhi (2009-13). As a member of the Australian High Commission’s political section, Brendan focused on India’s foreign policy, regional strategic issues and counter-terrorism. Brendan has also held various roles in the department in Canberra including working on Australia’s relationships with Iraq and China. Brendan holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from Monash University. He enjoys photography and bushwalking.