Dr Mark O’Neill is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in both the Public Leadership Research Group and the Future Operations Research Group in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, UNSW Canberra.
Mark is also an Australian Army officer with operational experience in Somalia, Mozambique, Iraq and Afghanistan. He has been the Chief of Army Fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy, Joint Operations Liaison Officer to the DFAT and a lecturer at the National Security College. From 2016 to 2018 he served in the Office of the Chief of Army as Staff Officer Strategic Analysis, assisting with strategic communications, research and policy development.
Mark’s wider research interests include security in sub-Saharan Africa, regional security capacity and capability building, and the development of strategy.