Will Nankervis

Will Nankervis

Will Nankervis is Australia’s Ambassador to ASEAN. More recently, he was Assistant Secretary, Indo-Pacific Strategy and Regional Maritime Branch at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Articles by Will Nankervis (2)

Policymakers’ View

ASEAN and Australia: Advancing Our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

Will Nankervis

The new Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between ASEAN and Australia sends a strong signal of Australia’s commitment to ASEAN and support for the grouping’s central role in the Indo-Pacific. Australia is focused on working with ASEAN to deliver substance under the CSP, including through a new ‘Australia for ASEAN’ package of scholarships, joint projects and a digital transformation and future skills initiative.

Second ASEAN-Australia Biennial Summit

Policymakers' View

ASEAN-Australia Partnership Amid the Pandemic: Deepening Ties in Challenging Times

Will Nankervis

During the Covid-19 crisis, Australia has doubled down on its support for ASEAN centrality in the Indo-Pacific. The ASEAN-Australia partnership has emerged stronger than ever.