Mr. Michael Shoebright

Mr. Michael Shoebright

Department of Defence

Michael joined ASPI in February 2018 as the Director of the Defence & Strategy program. Michael has worked in policy, intelligence and project delivery in Defence, as well as in the Prime Minister’s department and the Department of Finance. He was the defence policy person in the Australian Embassy in Washington, and has worked in two Commonwealth Ministers’ offices. His role before joining ASPI was as the head of Defence’s Contestability function, providing critical but constructive analysis of the projects and programs in the Government’s integrated investment program for Defence.