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Mr. James Batley

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Deputy Director

Phone: +61 * **** ****  HQ Phone
Email: j***@***.au
AusAID
GPO Box 887
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Australia

Company Description: AusAid offers Australian Development Scholarship to students study a wide range of disciplines at Australian universities and most technical training institutions....   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts ( Honours ) degree
    Sydney University
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A head and shoulders shot of ...
aid.dfat.gov.au, 5 June 2014 [cached]
A head and shoulders shot of James Batley, who joined AusAID as Deputy Director General of the Asia, Pacific and Program Enabling Group and the agency's Executive Committee in February 2011. James Batley joined AusAID as Deputy Director General of the Asia, Pacific and Program Enabling Group and the agency's Executive Committee in February 2011. Before joining AusAID, James headed the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (external website)'s Consular, Public Diplomacy and Parliamentary Affairs Division.
James joined the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1984 and early in his career served in Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia. From 1997 to 1999 he was Australian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, concurrently serving terms in 1997 as Deputy Leader of the regional Truce Monitoring Group in Bougainville and in 1998 as Chief Negotiator of the Group's successor, the Peace Monitoring Group.
From 1999 to 2002 James served as Australia's senior diplomatic representative in Dili, East Timor, and was appointed Australia's first Ambassador to East Timor at independence in May 2002. In 2004 James was appointed Special Coordinator of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands, a position he held until 2006. From early 2007 to late 2009 he served as Australia's High Commissioner to Fiji, with concurrent accreditation to Tuvalu and Nauru, and as Permanent Representative to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.
James also held a range of senior positions with the department in Canberra. He was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2002.
One Just World - Speakers
www.onejustworld.com.au, 25 Feb 2012 [cached]
James Batley
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James Batley joined AusAID in February 2011 as Deputy Director-General of the Asia Pacific and Program Enabling Group.
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Mr Batley has extensive experience working in the Pacific, having held positions in Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Indonesia. He was also Australia High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, Deputy Leader of the regional Truce Monitoring Group (TMG) in Bougainville and Chief Negotiator of the TMG's successor, the Peace Monitoring Group. Mr Batley also served as Australia's senior diplomatic representative in Dili, East Timor, and was appointed Australian Ambassador to East Timor. Following this, Mr Batley was Australia's High Commissioner to Fiji. Mr Batley has held a range of positions in Canberra, most recently as First Assistant Secretary of the Consular, Public Diplomacy and Parliamentary Affairs Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2002.
Speeches | Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands
www.ramsi.org [cached]
Presentation by RAMSI Special Coordinator James Batley at the Honiara Campus of the University of the South Pacific. Honiara, Solomon Islands (24 July 2006) Presentation to Pacific Islands Forum Regional Security Committee by RAMSI Special Coordinator James Batley.
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Presentation to Members of Parliament (Solomon Islands) by RAMSI Special Coordinator James Batley and Deputy Special Coordinator Paul Ash.
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Presentation to Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry by RAMSI Special Coordinator James Batley.
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Statement by RAMSI Special Coordinator James Batley (22 July 2005)
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Presentation by RAMSI Special Coordinator James Batley at the Peace, Justice and Reconciliation conference. Brisbane, Australia (31 March-3 April 2005) Presentation to Solomon Islands Government-Development Partners High Level Meeting by RAMSI Special Coordinator James Batley. Honiara, Solomon Islands (17-18 November 2004)
New Special Coordinator for RAMSI replaces Batley | Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands
www.ramsi.org, 19 Oct 2006 [cached]
> New Special Coordinator for RAMSI replaces Batley
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Thursday 19th October 2006
RAMSI Special Coordinator James Batley announced today that he would be departing Solomon Islands in early November. He would be succeeded as Special Coordinator by senior Australian diplomat Mr Tim George.
Mr Batley took over as Special Coordinator from Nick Warner in August 2004.
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Mr Batley said he felt privileged to have served as the head of such a significant regional undertaking as RAMSI, and took pride in RAMSI's contribution over the past two years. "I am convinced that RAMSI has a lot more to offer Solomon Islands, and in this respect I am sure that Tim George will serve with distinction as Special Coordinator," Mr Batley said.
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Mr Batley noted that, in accordance with the international agreement signed in 2003 which established RAMSI, the Government of Australia was responsible for nominating the leader of RAMSI, in consultation with the Government of Solomon Islands. Mr Batley noted that the Government of Solomon Islands had formally provided its concurrence to Mr George's appointment as the next Special Coordinator.
New HOM appointment - Australian High Commission
www.fiji.embassy.gov.au, 9 Jan 2007 [cached]
Today I have announced the appointment of Mr James Batley as Australia's High Commissioner to the Republic of the Fiji Islands, with concurrent accreditation to Tuvalu and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.
Mr Batley will replace Ms Jennifer Rawson who has been High Commissioner since August 2003 and who shall shortly complete her full term.
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Mr Batley is expected to take up his appointment this month.
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Mr Batley is a career foreign service officer who joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1984. He was most recently Special Coordinator to Solomon Islands, a position he held from August 2004 until November 2006.
In Australia, Mr Batley served in the South Pacific Bilateral Section (1988-89), Director, Papua New Guinea Section (1994) and, as Assistant Secretary, Mainland South-East Asia and South Asia Branch (2002-2004).
Overseas, Mr Batley has served as Third Secretary, Australian High Commission, Port Vila (1985-88), First Secretary, Australian High Commission, Port Moresby (1990-93), Counsellor, Australian Embassy, Jakarta (1995-97) and as High Commissioner to Solomon Islands (1997-99), concurrently serving as Deputy Leader of the Truce Monitoring Group, Bougainville and Chief Negotiator of the Peace Monitoring Group, Bougainville. From 1999-2002 Mr Batley served as Australia's senior diplomatic representative in Dili, East Timor, and was appointed Australia's first Ambassador to East Timor at independence in May 2002.
Mr Batley was born in Sydney in 1958 and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from Sydney University.
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