| Rory Steele|
| 1943 (age 71–72)Western Australia|
Author, public servant
Rory Steele Wikipedia
Rory Steele is an Australian author and former public servant and diplomat.
Born 1943 in Western Australia. Oxford University 1962-66 (BA Hons Modern Languages). Taught Italian in Naples 1964-65. In 1969 he joined the Australian Diplomatic Service and had overseas postings in Ghana, South Korea, Egypt and Switzerland (Geneva). From 1986 to 1988 he was Australian ambassador to Iraq and from 1997 to 2001 was ambassador to Italy. In 2007 he won the ACT Writing and Publishing Awards fiction category for his book entitled Ghosts in the Helmet Trees.