Alex Rubin

  • Major
  • Australian Army

Alex Rubin is a Major in the Australian Army with a background in operational planning, military instruction, humanitarian assistance and diplomatic engagement with allied partners. 

Alex is one of the highest qualified Thai linguists in Defence and uses these skills to enhance bilateral relations and international engagements. During 2018, Alex was deployed on short notice to the Thailand Cave Rescue mission as the Australian military contingent commander and lead planner. For his work in this mission Alex was awarded the Companion of Direkganabhorn and a royal acknowledgement by the King of Thailand. 

Alex and his wife, Wilasinee have two children, Pette and Jakkapan. 

Alex believes that service to the nation and the community are callings that should never be ignored.