About Travers McLeod

Travers McLeod

Travers McLeod is Chief Executive Officer of CPD. Travers has worked as a Policy Adviser for the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford. There he focused on Now for the Long Term, the report of the Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations, chaired by Pascal Lamy, former Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. Travers has taught in Australia and the UK, including nearly two years as a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at Merton College, Oxford. He has also worked as a lawyer in Australia and London, including as an associate to Justice Michael Kirby in the High Court of Australia. Travers grew up in Exmouth and Perth in Western Australia, and graduated from the University of Western Australia with honours degrees in arts and law. He completed a DPhil and MPhil (Dist) in International Relations at Balliol College, Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. Travers’ first book, Rule of Law in War: International Law and United States Counterinsurgency Doctrine in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, which is based on his doctoral thesis, will be published by Oxford University Press in 2014.

Posts by Travers McLeod

The Wire | 19 November 2014

Centre for Policy Development CEO, Travers McLeod, joins Shannon Kilgariff on The Wire to discuss the government’s recent decision to deny refugees who have applied for UNHCR status in Indonesia resettlement in Australia after 1 July 2014. Travers told Themore

CCTV America | 13 November 2014

Travers McLeod interviewed by CCTV America In the lead up to the weekend’s G20 Leaders’ Summit, Travers McLeod spoke to China Central Television America about Australia’s role in combating global climate change. “The reality is that Australia has been leap-froggedmore