Crispin Rovere served as ACT International Affairs Policy Committee convener for the governing Australian Labor Party (2010-2012), founding member of the Secretariat of the Asia Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (APLN) (2010-2012), and Pacific Forum Young Leader at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) (2011-2012). He is currently completing PhD Research at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC), ANU.