Trade, Investment and Foreign Policy Experience

The institute can provide direct access to an unparalleled assembly of the leading trade, investment and foreign policy minds in Australia including respected diplomats, senior economic Cabinet Ministers and foreign policy experts.

We have a particular niche of trade, investment and foreign policy expertise including former:

  • Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Federal Treasurer
  • Federal Minster for Trade
  • Federal Minister for Small Business
  • Federal Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs
  • Federal Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Asian Century Policy
  • Australian Ambassador to China
  • Australian High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea
  • Director-General, Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO)
  • Commissioner, Productivity Commission
  • Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Policy and Economic Adviser to Prime Minister of Australia (PMO)
  • Chief of Staff to Federal Minster for Trade
  • Senior Executive, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • Senior Officials, Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT)

Our depth of experience in international relations and understanding of complex geo political circumstances enables the institute to assist clients to engage with foreign Governments including high-level introductions to key stakeholders by leveraging our international networks. Our experts have regular liaison with multi-national organisations and international bodies such as:

  • OECD
  • World Bank
  • United Nations (UN)
  • World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  • G20
  • European Union (EU)
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)