2016 Symposium Speakers

Dr Keith Suter

Managing Director, Global Directions think tank


Dr Keith Suter is the Managing Director of the Global Directions think tank. He is an economic and social commentator, strategic planner, author and broadcaster.

As a broadcaster, he appears on Australian radio an average of once per day. He is the TV Channel 7 “Sunrise” foreign affairs editor. He is also a foreign policy analyst for Sky TV Australia.

His first degree was in international relations, economics and international law. His first PhD was on the international law of guerrilla warfare. His second PhD was on the international political economy of the arms race. His third PhD was on scenario planning.

He teaches political science on the Sydney international campus of Boston University, USA.

He is the Director of Studies of the Australian Branch of the international Law Association, and NSW Chair of the International Commission of Jurists.

He has been a member of the international think tank The Club of Rome since 1993.