Douglas Townsend

Senior Advisor, ITIC London

Douglas Townsend is an ITIC Senior Advisor and the Organization’s lead representative in the UK, in which capacity he coordinates ITIC’s regional initiatives in Eurasia and interacts with relevant national and international business and official agencies. Previously he served as Australian Ambassador (Kazakhstan, Hungary, Switzerland, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal), Australian Investment Commissioner Europe, and Australian nuclear industry negotiator, following earlier diplomatic appointments in Austria, Vietnam, Ireland, and Pakistan. He worked in the Australian steel industry and newspapers before his government career.