Knowledge Identifier: +Duncan_Lewis
Born in 1954.
Countries: Luxembourg (25%), Belgium (25%), Australia (19%)
Linked to: Department of Defence, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Australian Army, European integration
Lewis was promoted to Brigadier in January 2000 and appointed Commander Sector West UNTAET in East Timor, where he commanded Australian and New Zealand forces
On 15 May 2014, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Attorney-General George Brandis issued a joint media release announcing that Lewis was to stand down as Ambassador to Belgium, the EU, Luxembourg and NATO, and would be appointed as Director-General of Security following the retirement of David Irvine in September 2014