Hal was previously a researcher at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. Before that he spent over a year living in Asia on the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan Scholarship, during which time he undertook study and internships in Hong Kong, Bangkok, and India.
Hal is currently undertaking a Master of International Relations at Deakin University. He also holds a Bachelor of International Studies from the University of Sydney.
Hal loves to travel and has lived in India, Thailand and China. He enjoys history documentaries, strategy games, learning Mandarin and French, and spending quality time with friends and family.