Pichamon Yeophantong is Associate Professor and Head of Research at the Centre for Future Defence and National Security, Deakin University at the Australian War College. She is also an Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow. Trained as a political scientist and China specialist, her research focuses on the political economy of sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific. She also works extensively with environmental human rights defenders in the region. Pichamon currently serves as the Member from Asia-Pacific States on the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights. She also sits on the Advisory Committee of the Australian Water Partnership, as well as the Board and Research Committee of the Jubilee Australia Research Centre. Previously, Pichamon held academic positions at UNSW, Princeton University, and the University of Oxford. She is also the recipient of the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences’ 2018 Australia Future Leader Prize.
See Dr Yeophantong at the 2022 Better Futures Forum:
Wednesday 7 September, 11:00AM - 12:00PM AEST | Keynote Panel: Preparing Australia for climate impacts in the Asia Pacific