Michael Feller is Director of the India Political Section at Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He was previously Senior Adviser, South and Southeast Asia, at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, and Adviser to the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment. Earlier, he served overseas in Singapore. Before joining the Australian Public Service, Michael was a financial journalist and investment strategist. He holds a Master of Arts (International Relations) from Deakin University and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Monash University, where he concentrated in Indian history.