David Irvine AO Book as a speaker/entertainer for your next event
Key Points for David Irvine AO
- Appointed head of the Foreign Investment Review Board in April 2017
- Retired director general of Australian Security Organisation (ASIO)
- Was head of Australian Security Intelligence Services (ASIS)
- Only Australian to have served as head of both Australia's foreign intelligence collection agency and its diplomatic security agency
- Has extensive experience on Asian affairs and Australia's position within this fast growing region of the world
- Was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2005
Topics for David Irvine AO
- Intelligence Issues
- National Security and Human Rights in a Democracy
- Governing Secret Intelligence Organisations in Democracies
- Spookery without Pain: (i.e. a more light-hearted look at the world of espionage, its paranoias, mythology and actual practice, but also underlining its importance to the security and well-being of our countries and the safety of our citizens)
- Countering Terrorism
- Is this the Asian Century?
- The phenomenon of Islamo-fascism and its implications for multi-cultural societies
- Countering Violent Extremism: Can Western Governments once again assume the task of religious persuasion?
- Asia-Pacific Political and Regional Affairs
- Security in the Asia-Pacific Region (or Indo-Pacific or Asian Regions)
- The Rise of China (any number of catchy titles to cover the economic miracle of China, its durability and impact on the world economy; the increasing foreign policy assertiveness of China in challenging the United States in the region, etc).
- The key role of South-East Asia in Asian affairs (including ASEAN)
- An ASEAN Economic Community?
- Perceptions of the United States Role in Asia
- Cyber Security
- Espionage and Sabotage by Cyber Means
- Cyber Attacks: State and Non-State Actors
- Cyber Security: the Threat to Business and the responsibilities of Boards
- Management and Leadership
- Leadership in Public Service Organisations
- Lighter-hearted Speeches Based on Specific Themes