John Laurence Menadue AO (born 8 February 1935) is an Australian businessman and public commentator, and formerly a senior public servant and diplomat. He is the founding chair and board member of the Centre for Policy Development.
You can read more about him here.
John's blog 'Pearls and Irritations' can be found at johnmenadue.com. It is a policy series on human rights, religion and faith, democratic renewal, health, media and immigration/refugees. You can also check out his autobiography 'Things you learn along the way'.
You can follow John on Twitter @johnmenadue.