former Research Associate Lowy Institute For International Policy

Hugh Jorgensen is currently completing post-graduate studies in Europe. Previously he worked as a Research Associate with the G20 Studies Centre at the Lowy Institute, where his work focused on economic, political and governance aspects of the G20 agenda. 

Hugh majored in Political Science and International Relations for his Bachelor of Arts and continued into the honours program, graduating with a first class in 2012.

Hugh has worked as a researcher for an ARC-funded comparative banking project (looking at the pre- and post-crisis experience of banks in Australia, Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom), as a project spokesperson for the United Nations Department of Public Information and as a tutor of globalisation and international political economy. In 2008 he was awarded a scholarship to study economics at Bocconi University in Milan, and in 2014 an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship from the European Commission to commence a Masters of Public Policy in a joint program run by the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Hague, and the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals.