Perth USAsia Centre names first CEO

An experienced voice in US-Asia relations has been appointed CEO of the Perth USAsia Centre at the University of Western Australia.
Malcolm Binks, chairman of the board of directors of the Perth USAsia Centre, recently announced Gordon Flake as the centre’s inaugural CEO. For 15 years, Flake was executive director of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, an independent organisation that promotes US-Asia relations.
“I am deeply honoured to be joining the Perth USAsia Centre and look forward to working closely with the vibrant academic, civic, political and business communities in Perth and across Australia to promote stronger ties and deeper understanding between Australia, Asia and the United States,” Flake says.
The Perth USAsia Centre is an initiative between the US Studies Centre, the American Australian Association, and The University of Western Australia, with major funding from the Australian and Western Australian governments and US corporations.

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