International Strategy & Partnerships

The International Strategy and Partnerships team (ISP) is a central resource responsible for supporting Executive-level priorities for strategic international engagement. ISP seeks to promote a cohesive and comprehensive University-wide approach to global engagement by: 

  • driving and supporting the implementation of the objectives and intentions of the international strategy and supporting regional plans
  • acting as a University-wide resource for strategic international engagement expertise, including by building networks and collaboration with international relations practitioners across the University 
  • providing strategic country-specific advice to stakeholders across the University 
  • establishing frameworks and processes to coordinate and streamline University-wide strategic international engagement activities
  • identifying, developing, supporting and managing strategic international partnerships. 

ISP is part of the Global Engagement portfolio and reports to the Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Strategy). The team works in close collaboration with the ANU International Liaison Offices in Beijing, Singapore and Washington D.C.

ISP Key Functions

  • Agreements and partnerships: Provide strategic advice on international partnerships and agreements (including compliance with university-policies); act as a central coordination point for international agreements (excluding research-specific and funding-related agreements); maintain the University’s central agreements repository.
  • Briefing and research: Develop concise and in-depth informative briefing documents to support international engagement; conduct data-informed and evidence-based research to support the Executive and the wider University.
  • International alliances: Coordinate and drive university-wide engagement in strategic alliances including the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU).
  • International visits & protocol: Tailoring visits to ANU and international engagements by the Executive to meet the strategic goals of the University.
  • Regional expertise: Develop and provide strategic advice to the Executive and wider University on bilateral partnerships; collect and disseminate intelligence and research on education and research developments and opportunities in key countries/regions; drive and strengthen strategic relationships with key partners.

Our teams & contacts


Contact details
International Strategy & Partnerships 
Phone +61 2 6125 8106
International Agreements 
Phone +61 2 6125 8106


Contact details
Director, International
Phone +61 2 6125 6551
International Protocol, Visits and Delegations Coordinator
Phone +61 2 6125 6263
Manager, Strategic Partnership Development (Africa, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, UK)
Phone +61 2 6125 3318
(Acting) International Coordinator
Phone + 61 2 6125 9154
Deputy Director, International (North America, International Alliances)
Phone +61 2 6125 0350
International Partnerships & Compliance Coordinator
Phone +61 2 6125 9242
(Acting) Strategic Analysis & Briefings Manager
Phone +61 2 6125 6267
Manager, Strategic Partnership Development (Asia)
Phone +61 2 6125 0428
International Protocol, Visits and Delegations Manager
Phone +61 2 6125 5427
(Acting) International Partnerships & Compliance Coordinator
Phone +61 2 6125 8106