Ep. #6: Mission Unchartered Territories

Lots of people claim to have seen the world, but few see it like a diplomat. Between understanding Bengali jokes, shattered space equipment, and finding a new way to look at 'home', my guest this week is full of fascinating stories. She tells them to me over a cup of tea at her house, as we chat about life and current affairs. 


Dr Sue Boyd is the former Head of Australian Diplomatic Missions. During her thirty-three year career with the DFAT, she led missions in Fiji, Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Bangladesh, as well as postings at the UN in New York and the former East Germany. She speaks seven languages, was the first female president of the UWA Student Guild, and is currently an executive coach at Foresight Global Coaching Partnership.