Dr Alicia Mollaun has extensive experience in domestic and international public policy making and has worked as a policy adviser to the federal government for over 15 years.
Her experience includes working at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (including as a diplomat in New Delhi), the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Julia Gillard MP, and at the Australian National University. Alicia has worked and studied in India, Pakistan, Kenya, France, and the United States.
Dr Mollaun holds a PhD in Public Policy from the ANU. Her research examined elite perceptions of US foreign aid to Pakistan. She also has a Master of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies from the ANU, a Master of International Economics and Finance from the University of Queensland, a Bachelor of Business (Economics) and a Bachelor of Arts (French) from Queensland University of Technology, as well as a Diploma of Sustainable Living from the University of Tasmania.