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New South Wales

Sydney: Special Cocktail Hour and Fireside Chat with Dr Stephanie Fahey, CEO of Austrade

20 March 2019

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Time: 5:30pm arrival, 6:00pm start - 8:00pm
Event Status: Members and non-members
Venue: Minter Ellison, Level 40, Governor Macquarie, Tower 1, Farrer Place, Sydney

Format: Informal Cocktail Event
Price: Member $44, Non-member $88 (Excluding GST and processing fees)
Guest Speaker: Dr Stephanie Fahey is the Chief Executive Officer of Austrade.

Event Overview

ACBC NSW is delighted to host Dr Stephanie Fahey, Chief Executive Officer of Austrade, for a cocktail reception to hear her observations about the opportunities for Australian and Chinese companies. The event will also include Dr Stephanie Fahey in conversation with ACBC NSW President Dr Craig Emerson (former Australian Trade Minister), followed by Q&A with the audience. The event will be followed by an informal networking session.

Keynote Speaker Bio - Dr Stephanie Fahey, Chief Executive Officer, Austrade.

Dr Stephanie Fahey is the Chief Executive Officer of Austrade, the Australian Government agency responsible for promoting trade, investment and international education, and tourism policy, programs and research.

Stephanie has over 30 years’ experience both as an academic and executive working in Australia and overseas.

Previously she was EY’s lead partner for education in the Oceania region, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) at Monash University and Director of the University of Sydney’s Research Institute for Asia and the Pacific. Dr Fahey brings an international perspective to her work and a wealth of experience across business and academia.

Austrade’s first female chief executive, Dr Fahey has also served on the Australia China Business Council, the Australia China Council, the NSW International Education Advisory Board, Vice President of the European Australian Business Council, the Board of Canberra Institute of Technology, the Foreign Affairs Council and the Australia Korean Foundation.

Stephanie holds a PhD from the Australian National University and BA (Hons) from the University of Sydney. She speaks Melanesian Pidgin. She was inducted as a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors in 2012.