Bronte Moules is a career diplomat with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). She is currently serving as Assistant Secretary, Human Rights Branch, and Australia’s inaugural Ambassador for Human Rights.
Ambassador Moules has extensive experience working across roles in DFAT Canberra, Parliament House and overseas posts. Senior overseas assignments have included Ambassador to Zimbabwe (also covering Zambia, Malawi, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Republic of Congo), Ambassador to Myanmar, Deputy Head of Mission Port Moresby, Deputy Head of Mission Bangkok and Acting Deputy Head of Mission New Delhi.
Ambassador Moules has also been posted to the Australian Mission to the United Nations in New York, and the Australian Mission to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva.
She has held senior positions in DFAT Canberra including Assistant Secretary of the Executive Branch, Assistant Secretary of the International Organisations Branch, and DFAT Liaison Officer in the Office of the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
Ambassador Moules has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (Hons) from the Australian National University and was educated at Abbotsleigh in Sydney and as an exchange student at Suranaree High School, Thailand.