Raoul Heinrichs is a scholar, editor of the Lowy Institute’s Strategic Snapshots and former foreign and security adviser to Kevin Rudd while in opposition.
Raoul is a Sir Arthur Tange doctoral scholar at the Australian National University’s Strategic and Defence Studies Centre. Raoul edits the Lowy Institute’s ‘Strategic Snapshots’ series and is a former Lowy Institute research associate. He is the founding coordinator of the Institute’s MacArthur Asia Security Project and, before that, the Institute’s inaugural Michael and Deborah Thawley scholar in international security, with a research placement at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC. In 2007, Raoul worked on foreign and security policy in the office of then Opposition Leader, Kevin Rudd.