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China's economy and leadership: What the changes mean for the Australia-China relationship

18 October 2012

PricewaterhouseCoopers, Level 19, Freshwater Place, 2 Southbank Boulevard, Southbank

This year China will undergo a once-in-a-decade leadership transition, which will have direct implications for economic policy and for the country’s future direction. Paul Glasson will share his insights on what this means for the bi-lateral relationship, Australia, Australian investment and business.
Paul Glasson is very well placed to comment and provide insights to interpret China’s undergoing changes, given his 15 years of experience living and working in the country. Originally from Melbourne, Paul is National Vice President of the Australia China Business Council and Chairman of Satori Investments Greater China. Paul also serves in a number of roles as In Country Chief Representative of Atlas Iron Ltd, HRL Ltd, and Director of Aokai Co., Ltd.
Paul has been awarded Young Leader in Asia by the Bo ‘Ao Forum in 2009 and 2010 and has been described as “One of the Most Influential Australians living in China” by The Australian newspaper. In the past six years he has been supporting the Australia China Business Council by playing a pivotal advocacy role and promoting bilateral trade and investment in China. In 2001 he established Satori Investments to focus on outbound activities of Chinese companies.  
Over the past eleven years Paul Glasson has been involved in a number of major transactions including: $13.8M capital raising for Rey Resources; $250M acquisition of FerrAus; $40M Divestment of Balla Balla; $ 143M Merger of Aurox and Atlas; $227M Huaneng acquisition of OzGen; $265M Aquila share placement to Baosteel; $1.3Bn Dual Gas-CNEEC Power Plant; $150M HRL LETDF Funding; CITIC Pacific Sino Iron; CNOOC Bonaparte Basin and MRL’s acquisition of Polaris.

Thank you to PricewaterhouseCoopers for hosting this event.