Mr Richard Rowe PSM

Tribunal Member

Mr Richard Rowe PSM

Rowe, R_photograph_2Mr Richard Rowe was appointed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal as a Member in August 2014 for three years.

Mr Rowe joined the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio in 1970. By the time he retired in December 2013, he had served in a wide range of roles, mostly at senior levels of responsibility, including positions to the United Nations (New York and Geneva), Hanoi, London, Noumea and as Ambassador to Sweden (also accredited as ambassador to Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania).

While working in Australia, he has provided specialised advice on domestic and international legal issues, culminating in his final role as the Department’s Senior Legal Advisor from 2010 to 2013.

by Ken McFadyen
Oil on canvas on hardboard, 1968

RAAF's first operation over North Korea
Robert Taylor
Oil on canvas, 1986