Kevin Rudd

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Person.png Kevin Rudd   History Commons Sourcewatch Website WikiquoteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(Diplomat, Politician)
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BornKevin Michael Rudd
Nambour, Queensland, Australia
Alma materAustralian National University
SpouseThérèse Rein
Member of21st Century Council, Atlantic Council/Board, Australian American Leadership Dialogue, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Chatham House/Governors
PartyLabor Party
Had his big break after attending first meeting of the Australian American Leadership Dialogue in 1993. Later became Prime Minister.

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In office
20 March 2023 - Present
Appointed byAnthony Albanese
Preceded byArthur Sinodinos

Employment.png Asia Society/President

In office
January 1 2021 - Present
Preceded byJosette Sheeran

Employment.png Prime Minister of Australia

In office
27 June 2013 - 18 September 2013
DeputyAnthony Albanese
Preceded byJulia Gillard
Succeeded byTony Abbott

Employment.png Prime Minister of Australia

In office
3 December 2007 - 24 June 2010
DeputyJulia Gillard
Preceded byJohn Howard

Employment.png Australia/Leader of the Labor Party

In office
26 June 2013 - 13 September 2013
Preceded byJulia Gillard

Employment.png Australia/Leader of the Labor Party

In office
4 December 2006 - 24 June 2010
Preceded byKim Beazley
Succeeded byJulia Gillard

Employment.png Australia/Minister for Foreign Affairs

In office
14 September 2010 - 22 February 2012
Appointed byJulia Gillard

Employment.png Australia/Leader of the Opposition Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
4 December 2006 - 3 December 2007

Employment.png Member of the Australian Parliament for Griffith

In office
3 October 1998 - 22 November 2013

Employment.png Chairperson of the Commonwealth of Nations Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
27 June 2013 - 18 September 2013
Succeeded byTony Abbott


Appointments by Kevin Rudd

Anthony AlbaneseDeputy Leader of the Labor Party26 June 201313 October 2013
Anthony AlbaneseAustralia/Leader of the House3 December 200718 September 2013
Anthony AlbaneseAustralia/Deputy Prime Minister27 June 201318 September 2013
Anthony AlbaneseAustralia/Minister/Infrastructure and Transport3 December 200718 September 2013
Anthony AlbaneseAustralia/Minister/Regional Development and Local Government3 December 200714 September 2010
Richard MarlesAustralia/Minister/Trade7 June 201318 September 2013
Penny WongAustralia/Minister/Climate Change3 December 200714 September 2010


Events Participated in

WEF/Annual Meeting/200923 January 200927 January 2009World Economic Forum
Chairman Klaus Schwab outlined five objectives driving the Forum’s efforts to shape the global agenda, including letting the banks that caused the 2008 economic crisis keep writing the rules, the climate change agenda, over-national government structures, taking control over businesses with the stakeholder agenda, and a "new charter for the global economic order".
WEF/Annual Meeting/201126 January 201130 January 2011World Economic Forum
2230 guests in Davos, with the theme: "Shared Norms for the New Reality".
WEF/Annual Meeting/201323 January 201327 January 2013Switzerland2500 mostly unelected leaders met to discuss "leading through adversity"
WEF/Annual Meeting/201620 January 201623 January 2016World Economic Forum
Attended by over 2500 people, both leaders and followers, who were explained how the Fourth Industrial Revolution would changed everything, including being a "revolution of values".
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