Welcome to Australia-US Global Insights

Promoting greater understanding of the Australia-United States bilateral relationship.

International Relations

Both Gabrielle and Xavier hold degrees in international relations and share a keen interest in international politics and global affairs. Gabrielle’s studies have taken her to the United Nations, Vanuatu, India, Cuba, the US and Borneo – including a study tour as part of the New Colombo Plan, while Xavier has studied in the US and France.

Trade and Development

Gabrielle built a specialisation in global development during her time as a Second Committee Advisor at the Australian Permanent Mission to the UN. She also acquired extensive experience in trade at the Australian British Chamber of Commerce, and has led grassroots aid and development initiatives in India and the Pacific.

Government and Regulation

Between them, Gabrielle and Xavier have worked in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives. Xavier also has three and a half years’ experience as an advisor in the Parliament of Victoria. Together they share a deep understanding of both state and federal levels of government in the US and Australia.


Australia-US Global Insights aims to strengthen the Australia-United States bilateral relationship by promoting greater understanding of the US in Australia.