Elena Collinson

Elena Collinson is Senior Project and Research Officer at the Australia-China Relations Institute, University of Technology Sydney.

Her research focuses on Australia’s China policy, the US-China-Australia relationship, the South China Sea, and the Belt and Road Initiative. Her work has been published in the Sydney Morning HeraldThe Guardian, the South China Morning PostThe Diplomat, The Conversation, Australian Foreign Affairs, the Lowy Institute's Interpreter , the Australian Institute of International Affairs' Australian Outlook, and the Council on Foreign Relations' Asia Unbound amongst other outlets, and she has contributed chapters to edited volumes. She is a lawyer by training and has previously held research and project positions in Australian departmental, ministerial and Senate offices, at state and federal levels.