Conrad recently graduated from The Australian National University with a Bachelor in Asia-Pacific Studies (Year in Asia), Conrad spent one year at Fudan University in Shanghai undertaking advanced-level Mandarin Chinese training. Conrad’s studies in China were supported by the Australian Government’s Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Endeavour Award.
Conrad has previously served as an intern at the China Institute for Reform and Development, the Brazilian Embassy in Canberra, Asialink and the East Asia Forum. Conrad was a research assistant at the East Asian Bureau of Economic Research (EABER) and at the Australian national Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS). Conrad was awarded the ANU’s Vice-Chancellor’s Leadership Award in 2012.
Conrad established theAsia-Pacific Youth Organisation in 2011 and served as the organisation’s Chief Executive Officer between 2011 and 2013.