Portrait of Greg Sheridan

Greg Sheridan

Greg Sheridan is The Australian’s foreign editor and one of the most influential foreign affairs analysts in Australian journalism. After 40 years in the field, he is a veteran of international affairs who has interviewed leaders all over the Asia Pacific and America.

Greg Sheridan has written six books, mainly on foreign affairs. His latest, When We Were Young and Foolish, a political and cultural memoir, was published by Allen and Unwin in 2015.

He began journalism in the late 1970s at The Bulletin magazine. He has had a life-long love affair with Asia and knows its leaders and societies intimately, having interviewed presidents and prime ministers in Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, New Zealand and numerous other countries.

His work has appeared in newspapers around the world, including The Sunday Times of LondonWall Street Journal, The Jakarta Post and the South China Morning Post. He is a frequent foreign affairs commentator on radio and television and is a sought-after speaker at conferences around the region.

In 2016, he was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia for services to national security commentary and Australia's international relations.