In her role as Executive Director ACMC, Nicola Rosenblum brings more than two decades’ of experience across the Australian Government on a broad range of foreign policy, crisis response and national security issues.
She served as Australia’s High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam and other diplomatic postings to Australia’s High Commission in Pakistan and Australia’s mission to the United Nations in Vienna.
Prior to taking up the role at ACMC, Nicola was the Deputy Head of the ANU National Security College, managing the delivery of research, international dialogues, workshops and events.
Nicola has contributed to a broad range of Australian civil-military operations at headquarters and in the field, including the consular evacuation from Lebanon (2006); Medical Task Force in Pakistan (2010); Joint Agency Taskforce for Operation Sovereign Borders (2013-14); response to MH17 (2014); medical response to Ebola in West Africa (2014); humanitarian response to Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu (2015); and humanitarian response to Nepal earthquakes (2015).
Nicola has a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Government with Honours from Griffith University, and a Graduate Certificate in Humanitarian Leadership from Deakin University. She is married with two daughters.