Tanya Bio AII

Ms Tanya Spisbah appointed as new Director of Australia India Institute@Delhi

Tanya Bio AII

The Australia India Institute is delighted to announce that Ms Tanya Spisbah, Head of International Strategic Engagement at UNSW, is to become the next Director of the Aii@Delhi.

Tanya is a renowned and influential expert on Australia-India relations, particularly with respect to health and sustainable development. A career diplomat with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for more than a decade, Tanya served from 2014-17 at the Australian High Commission in New Delhi, specialising in health and technology diplomacy for inclusive, sustainable growth. She notably led the health agenda resulting in the Australian and Indian Prime Ministers exchanging an MoU for Health and Medicine, paving the way for cooperation on digital health.

“I am absolutely delighted that Tanya will be leading the Australia India Institute in Delhi”, said Director and CEO Craig Jeffrey.