Perth USAsia Centre Staff

General enquiries:

T: +61 8 6488 4320



Gordon Flake

Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (08) 6488-4320

L. Gordon Flake is the founding CEO of the Perth USAsia Centre, a position he assumed in January of 2014. He was previously Executive Director of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, a Senior Fe… more

Tracy Baker

Finance Manager

Phone: (08) 6488-4321

Tracy commenced employment with the Perth USAsia Centre in December 2013. As The Finance Manager, her role is to provide financial and human resources management as well as administrative advice to fa… more

Lisa Cluett

Communications and Outreach Director

Phone: (08) 6488 2556

Dr Lisa Cluett joined the Perth USAsia Centre as the Communications and Outreach Director in August 2016. She provides leadership in communication, media, network building and stakeholder engagement t… more

Ms Fiona Considine

Events Manager

Phone: (08) 6488-4323

Fiona is Perth USAsia Centre's Events Manager and is responsible for the managing, planning and execution of all the Centre's events. Her experience in the hospitality industry specialising in caterin… more

Courtney Pelkowitz

Program Assistant

Phone: (08) 6488-4328

Courtney Pelkowitz is a program assistant at the Perth USAsia Centre. She provides support across programs, assists with research and manages social media.… more

Janeen Robertson

Office Manager

Phone: (08) 6488-4320

Janeen Robertson is Office Manager of the Perth USAsia Centre. She was appointed to this role in October 2013 to set up the Perth USAsia Centre office, and along with coordinating the running and set … more

Natalie Sambhi

Research Fellow

Phone: (08) 6488 4329

Natalie is a Research Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre where she publishes on Indonesian foreign and defence policy as well as Southeast Asian security. She was most recently an Analyst at the Austra… more

Kyle Springer

Program Associate

Phone: (08) 6488-4325

Kyle Springer is the program associate at the Perth USAsia Centre. He provides high-level program assistance and develops the think tank and external outreach programs of the Centre. In addition to pl… more

Dr Xu Wang

Visiting Research Fellow

Phone: (08) 6488-4326

Xu Wang is a visiting research fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre. He joined the centre in December 2015 and will stay here until December 2016. The purpose of his visit is to collaborate with Gordon F… more


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