Professor Clive Williams MG
Clive Williams has a career background as an officer in Australian Military Intelligence, which included overseas intelligence appointments. He has worked and lectured internationally on terrorism-related issues since 1980, and started running terrorism and counterterrorism courses part-time at the ANU in 1996. After leaving the Australian Army in 1981, he pursued a civilian career in Australian Defence Intelligence, working mainly on transnational and regional issues. His last Defence appointment was Director of Security Intelligence, which included responsibility for running high-level security investigations.
Clive Williams resigned from Defence in 2002, and has since run national security-related Masters course electives at the Australian National University (ANU) and at several other Australian universities, as well as specialist courses for Australian government
agencies.He has also run Masters-level terrorism and counterterrorism courses in Indonesia, Japan, the Maldives, Taiwan, and the United States.Field activities have included deployments with the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. Clive Williams is a regular presenter to international forums on national security-related issues. He is currently a Professor at the ANU’s Centre for Military and Security Law and an Adjunct Professor at the Australian Defence Force Academy. He is a longstanding member of several international professional associations, including the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators (IABTI) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).