High Commissioner to Nauru
Dr Helen Cheney
Dr Cheney is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and was most recently Director, Regional Trade Agreements Division. She has previously served overseas in Bangkok and Jakarta. In Australia Dr Cheney has had extensive experience in the non-government sector focused on development, sustainable communities and policy research.
Dr Cheney holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Development Studies); and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from La Trobe University; a Master of Arts (Women’s Studies) from the University of Melbourne; and a Graduate Certificate (Mineral Economics) from Curtin University.