Professor Shaun Star

Executive Director, Centre for India Australia Studies (CIAS)
Associate Professor & Assistant Dean (International Collaborations), Jindal Global Law School

Passionate about promoting the Australia-India relationship, Shaun has been working in India since 2010. Shaun is currently the Executive Director of the Centre for India Australia Studies, housed at O.P. Jindal Global University. He has been appointed as an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean (International Collaborations) at Jindal Global Law School.

Shaun is an Australian qualified lawyer and has worked at various top-tier law firms in Australia and India, including most recently at Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co. Shaun was recently named as one of 30 people to watch in the business of law in Asia. Shaun subsequently founded his own advisory practice and has advised numerous Australian organisations (from start-ups to listed companies), assisting them with their entry and expansion into India.

Shaun is co-founder and Chair of the Australia India Youth Dialogue, a forum which hosts young politicians, entrepreneurs, policy-makers and diplomats and encourages collaboration between young leaders of both of our nations.