Peter Varghese

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Varghese in August 2009.

Peter Joseph Noozhumurry Varghese AO (born 1956) is an Australian diplomat and public servant. He has been the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade since 3 December 2012.

Varghese was born in Kenya to Nasrani parents from Kerala, India. He moved to Australia as a child in 1964. He studied history and graduated from the University of Queensland. He is married and has a son.[1]

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  1. "Biography of Mr Peter Varghese AO". dfat.gov.au. Retrieved 20 September 2015.