Dr. Greg French is the Australian Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Permanent Representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. He has previously served as the Senior Legal and Non-Proliferation Adviser to the AUKUS Nuclear Powered Submarine Taskforce within the Department of Defence (2021-23). Before that, he was head of the Consular Modernisation Program at the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Between 2016 and 2020, Dr. French was Australia’s Ambassador to Italy, Albania, Libya, and San Marino. He also served as Australia’s Permanent Representative to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization and the UN World Food Programme. Before that, he was Legal Adviser and head of the International Legal Branch in the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.