College Ceremony Orator

Mr Andrew Goledzinowski AM

Australian High Commissioner to Malaysia

Mr Goledzinowski is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently Ambassador for People Smuggling and Human Trafficking. He has previously served overseas as Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, New York and at the Australian embassies in Geneva, Port Vila and Pretoria.

Mr Goledzinowski was an adviser and senior adviser to Australian foreign ministers Gareth Evans and Alexander Downer, and has served as chief-of-staff to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, as the Senior Australian Official in the Coalition Provision Authority, Baghdad and as the World Bank’s Representative in Iraq. He holds a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales and is a Member of the Order of Australia.