Annmaree O'Keeffe" has worked in government and international aid organisations since 1980 in a number of developing countries, including Papua New Guinea, where she headed the Australian Government's aid program, and Nepal, where she was Australia's ambassador.
"She was Australia's first ambassador for HIV/AIDS. More recently, she has been working with the Inuit Circumpolar Council." 
- Advisory Committee, AIDS, Security and Conflict Initiative 
- Consultative Council (2006), Australian Centre for Democratic Institutions