Mr Brazier is currently First Assistant Secretary, International Division at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Previously Mr Brazier was Australia’s High Commissioner to Solomon Islands from 2016-2019. Before that he was Deputy Director-General of the Office of National Assessments over 2014-16. In Canberra he has served as First Assistant Secretary, East Asia Division (DFAT); Assistant Director General, Indonesia and East Timor Branch, AusAID; and Senior Adviser, International Division, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. He previously spent 13 years working for The Asia Foundation in Cambodia, Malaysia and Indonesia, and for the private sector in Jakarta.
Mr Brazier holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Asian Studies from Griffith University and a Masters of Arts from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.