Greg Raymond is a research associate in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at ANU. He is currently working on a Minerva Initiative-funded project looking at Thailand, the United States and China. Greg recently submitted his PhD thesis on Thailand’s strategic culture. Before joining SDSC Greg worked in a range of positions in the Australian Department of Defence. Greg is a fluent Thai speaker and graduate of the Australian Defence Force School of Languages. From 2005 to 2008 he worked in the Australian Embassy in Bangkok 2005-2005 where he advised the Thai Ministry of Defence on defence management, technology and strategic policy. Greg has also worked in international policy, intelligence, capability development and parliamentary coordination.