RSIS Seminar by Captain Justin Jones, RAN, Director of the Sea Power Centre, Australia
Navies and the Role of the Service Think Tanks in Track 1.5 Dialogues
About the Speaker:
Captain Justin Jones, RAN is the Director of the Sea Power Centre – Australia. An alumnus of the Royal Australian Naval College, the Australian Command and Staff College and the National Security College (ANU), he has had diverse experiences ranging across maritime counter terrorism, peace monitoring, operations in the Middle East, and extensive engagement with navies throughout Indo-Pacific Asia. He was the Commanding Officer of the guided missile frigate HMAS Newcastle in 2009-10, prior to a short tenure as Navy Fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy.
Justin holds a Master of Management Studies and a Master of Arts (Strategy and Policy). He is a Fellow of the Nautical Institute and the Australian Institute of Navigation, and is a Member of the Australian Member Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (Aus-CSCAP) and an Associate Member of the Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies, King’s College London. He is also a Visiting Military Fellow at the University of New South Wales – Canberra. Justin was a contributing author of the major Lowy Institute MacArthur Foundation paper Crisis and Confidence: Major Powers and Maritime Security in Indo-Pacific Asia. He is also the editor of A Maritime School of Strategic Thought for Australia: Perspectives, published by the Sea Power Centre – Australia. He is a PhD candidate in maritime strategy at the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security at the University of Wollongong.
Organised by Maritime Security Programme, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies and RSIS Events Unit.