Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore
Karen Welsh is currently Counsellor (Education & Science) based at the Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur. Immediately prior to taking up her posting, Karen was Director of the Policy Unit in the Higher Education Group. Since joining the Commonwealth Public Service in 2005, she has worked on a range of higher education policies and programs, including the Government response to the Bradley Review of Australian Higher Education, design and implementation of the Structural Adjustment Fund and development of the Compacts policy framework. She has also worked in the International Education Division where she was responsible for Australia’s education relationship with North Asia, the Americas and the Middle East. Prior to moving to Canberra, Karen spent 15 years working in university student administration. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (1987) and a Master of Business Administration (2004) from the University of Queensland, and a Master of Tertiary Education Management (2011) studied through the LH Martin Institute at the University of Melbourne.
Australian High Commission6 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng50450 Kuala LumpurMALAYSIAPhone: +60 3 2146 5604 Fax: +60 3 2145 7807 Email: email@example.com
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Ms Petronila MauriceDeputy DirectorPhone: +60 3 2146 5605Fax: +60 3 2145 7807Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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