NELSON: Understanding Modern India against the background of major power competition, territorial disputes, and small power diplomacy in the era of COVID
Thursday, 26 November 2020 5:30pm
Nelson Golf Club, 38 Bolt Road, Tahunanui

SPEAKER: Suzannah Jessep, Director of Research and Engagment for the Asia New Zealand Foundation.

Suzannah was Deputy High Commissioner to India returning in March 2019.

Suzannah served for 14 years in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs including as NZ’s Deputy High Commissioner to India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and as Deputy Ambassador to Nepal (2016-2019) and Deputy High Commissioner to Vanuatu (2009 -2012).  She joined the Asia New Zealand Foundation in March 2019.  Suzannah speaks passable Bislama, is a WOW section winner (which funded her travels around the world at 18), and a former Head Girl at Nelson College for Girls.