Mr Waters is a senior career ofﬁcer of the DFAT.
His most recent appointment has been as Assistant Secretary, Paciﬁc Engagement Task force, in which role he was responsible for the formulation of new policy initiatives, and subsequently their implementation, during the year of Australia’s chairmanship of the Paciﬁc island Forum (2009-10). Prior to that he was Assistant Secretary East Asia, responsible for Australia’s relations with greater China.
Mr. Waters took up his position as Consul General in Mumbai in late July 2010.
Mr. Waters holds a Bachelor of Art degree with combined honours in Oriental Studies and Political Science from Melbourne University.