Roland Rich, Ph.D
Dr. Roland Rich was a member of the Australian foreign service and had postings in Paris, Rangoon and Manila and was Australian Ambassador to Laos. He was then Director of the Centre for Democratic Institutions, Australia's democracy promotion body. He joined the United Nations in 2007 as Executive Head of the UN Democracy Fund and was concurrently in charge of the UN Office for Partnerships. He joined the teaching staff of Rutgers in 2015.