Allison Sonneveld

Strategic Policy Officer, Australian Government

Dr Allison Sonneveld is a strategic policy officer in the Australian Government. She is an alumnus of the Australian Consortium for In-Country Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) and holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of Tasmania.

Her thesis, entitled Securing Transnational Oil: Energy Transit States in the Malacca Strait examined resource security issues in relation to the ways that Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia have interacted to ensure the safety, security and environmental protection of the Malacca Strait.

Allison previously worked as a researcher in the Australian Army Headquarters, where she explored issues in modernisation, emerging technologies, and science and technology diplomacy in Southeast Asia.