ACBW 2012 Luncheon
Wednesday 29th August 12:00noon- 02:00pm
Shangri-La Hotel , Sydney
Consul-General Duan Jielong (Ambassador rank),
Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Sydney
H.E DUAN Jielong, born in July 1958, Master of Law.
2011- Present Consul-General (Ambassadorial Rank) of the People's Republic of China in Sydney, Australia
2006-2011 Director-General, the Department of Treaty and Law of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PRC
2003-2006 Deputy Director-General, the Department of Treaty and Law of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PRC
2002-2003 Study at the Law School of Columbia University, USA
2000-2002 Councillor, the Department of Treaty and Law of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PRC
1998-2000 Councillor, Embassy of the People's Republic of China in USA
1997-1998 First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations
1985-1997 Staff Member, attache, third secretary, Deputy Director, Director, the Department of Treaty and Law of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PRC
Ms Virginia Greville
NSW State Director, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Ms Greville was appointed Director of the NSW State Office of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in July 2012.
Ms Greville has recently returned from Chile where she was Australia's Ambassador since June 2009 with concurrent accreditation to Peru (until September 2010), Bolivia (until January 2012), Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela (the latter since mid 2011). Prior to her posting, Ms Greville was Australia’s Chief Negotiator on the Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement while concurrently Assistant Secretary, Market Development, Business Liaison and Regional Trade Policy Branch and Deputy Chief Negotiator on Free Trade Agreement negotiations with the Gulf States (in 2007-08). Previously, Ms Greville had also been Lead Agriculture Negotiator for the China Free Trade Agreement (2005-07) and Assistant Secretary of the Trade Commitments Branch (2004-05).
Head of Commercial Bannking
James Hogan is Head of Commercial Banking for HSBC in Australia.
In this role, Hogan will be responsible for driving HSBC's Commercial Banking strategy in Australia to support internationally-oriented companies in all aspects of their banking and financing needs. This includes foreign exchange, trade finance, payments and cash management, trade and supply chain and loan origination for SMEs, MMEs and larger corporates.
Hogan was previously CEO of HSBC in Iraq. He has more than 20 years of international banking experience working in roles within Commercial Banking, Global Transaction Banking, Global Banking and Markets, Operations and Strategy.
This year marks an important milestone for Sino-Australian trade & cultural understanding and cooperation celebrating 40 years of diplomatic relations between Australia & China. In honour of this ACBW 2012 will host senior Chinese & Australian Government representatives, leaders from the Chinese business community together with delegates at this high profile ACBW function. The Luncheon will showcase the journey that began in 1972 to today with China now Australia’s major trading partner. Corporate tables and excellent hospitality packages are now available.