Projects & Partnerships





Asia Society Policy Institute

 
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President of the Asia Society Policy Institute


Kevin has servered as President for the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) since his appointment in 2014. ASPI is an organisation dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peopls, leaders and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context.





National Apology Foundation

 
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Co-Chair of the National Apology Foundation 


After leaving Australian politics in 2013, Kevin founded the National Apology Foundation. The Foundation aims to continue the spirit and substance of the National Apology in 2008 and support the "Closing the Gap" initiative between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. 


International Monetary Fund Advisory Group

 
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Member of the IMF External Advisory Group

At the height of the COVID-19 crisis in 2020 Kevin joined an International Monetary Fund (IMF) external advisory group to tackle issues including the coronavirus and its global economic impact.Kevin serves as an expert on the dramatic health, economic, and financial disruptions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sanitation and Water for All

A global issue. Many solutions. One partnership.
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Chair of Sanitation and Water for All


In 2015, Kevin was appointed Chair of Sanitation and Water for All, a global partnership multistakeholder partnership working to catalyse political leadership and improve accountability in sanitation, water and hygiene.


Harvard Kennedy School

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
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Senior Fellow to the Belfer Centre for Science and International Affairs


In 2014, Kevin  was appointed Senior Fellow  to the Belfer Center for Science and international Affairs within the Harvard Kennedy School.  He published a major policy paper in 2015 titled "U.S.-China 21: The Future of U.S.-China Relations Under Xi Jinping".


International Peace Institute

INDEPENDENT COMMISSION ON MULTILATERALISM

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Chair of the Board of Directors of the International Peace Institute


Kevin was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of the International Peace Institute (IPI) in 2018, a think tank dedicated to promoting peace, security and sustainable development. He also acted as Chair of the Independent Commission on Multilateralism (ICM). ICM, facilitated by IPI, undertook a two-year comprehensive review of the multilateral system to examine its effectiveness in responding to existing and evolving global challenges of the 21st centuary. Read it's final report, "Pulling Together: The Multilateral System and Its Future".