Xavier is the Executive Director of The Samuel Griffith Society. Prior to taking on this role, he also worked as parliamentary advisor to then Victorian Shadow Attorney-General John Pesutto and spent three months in the congressional office of United States House Asia-Pacific Subcommittee Chairman Ted Yoho.
Xavier has been published and quoted in The Australian, the Herald Sun and The Guardian Australia, appeared on Sky News Australia and written for The Spectator Australia and Workplace Review (his recent case note on James Cook University v Ridd  FCAFC 123 can be accessed here).
Xavier holds a Juris Doctor from Melbourne Law School and both a Master of Public Policy and Management and a Bachelor of Arts (majoring both in Philosophy and in Politics and International Studies) from the University of Melbourne. He is also a graduate of the Public Leadership Credential program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.