JUDGES

JUDGES

Ian Macintosh
Commercial Counsellor
Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

Ian is Commercial Counsellor at Austrade Beijing, he is also part of the Austrade Greater China Investment team. Ian joined Austrade in March 2016. He has previously held different roles at the Australian Embassy in Beijing including Political Counsellor (2015-2016) and Economic Counsellor (2006-2009).

From 2010 – 2014, Ian led the conclusion of negotiations on investment, intellectual property, e-commerce and government procurement in Australia’s bilateral FTA negotiations with China, Japan and Korea. He also led services negotiations for Australia during China’s accession to the WTO in 2001. He has Honours degrees in Law and Economics and a Masters in International relations.

 

 

Clayton Hebbard
Chairman
ClasG

Clayton Hebbard joined the board of AustCham Hong Kong in 2016, and is the Chairman of ClasG - Corporate Legal and Accounting Services Group - which has offices in Hong Kong, Thailand and Myanmar. Mr Hebbard was elected to the board of AustCham Thailand from 1995-2000. He served on the Thai Arbitration Committee at Board of Trade, was the representative of the Foreign Chambers Coordinating Committee and Treasurer of the Australian Thai Chamber of Commerce.

Mr Hebbard helped create the Australian Business Working Group in Myanmar from 2012-2014. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Edith Cowan University, Western Australia and is a graduate of Wharton's Advanced Management Program. Clayton is a fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Directors, a Founding Director of the HK Asean Economic Cooperation Foundation and an elected director of the HK Thai Business Council since 2003.

Paul Glasson
Executive Chairman
Satori Investments Greater China

Paul has been in China since the 1990s focusing on cross border M&A for advisory firm Satori Investments, leading many large transactions for Chinese companies investing into Australia, and Australian companies raising capital in China. 

As Executive President of Satori Investments Paul works on cross border and outbound M&A from China. Paul has considerable experience raising capital from China for investment into Australia. Paul was chosen as a young leader at the Boao Forum in 2009, 2010 and 2013. - See more at: http://www.acbc.com.au/events_834-1#sthash.swoAIZJf.dpuf

As Executive President of Satori Investments Paul works on cross border and outbound M&A from China. Paul has considerable experience raising capital from China for investment into Australia. Paul was chosen as a young leader at the Boao Forum in 2009, 2010 and 2013. - See more at: http://www.acbc.com.au/events_834-1#sthash.swoAIZJf.dpuf

Paul has been KPMG Australia's lead presence in China. He also led the Australia China Business Council's engagement in China from 2008-2014, and was awarded Life Membership.

Robert Campell
Director
Business Development Asia Hastings

Robert joined Hastings in early 2015 as Director Business Development Asia. In this role he builds relationships with current and potential investors and partners across the region, with a focus on China and the ASEAN region. He leads the Hastings Asia office in Singapore but spends much of the year in Beijing.

Robert has deep experience in infrastructure in several Asian markets, having been based in Beijing for over 12 years before joining Hastings. During his 13 years with McKinsey & Co in Sydney and Beijing, he was a leader in the consultancy’s infrastructure and transport practices. His clients were governments, investors and infrastructure operators, working on a range of strategy, finance, planning and performance improvement initiatives, with a focus on ports and airports. He has worked extensively in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore and Malaysia, as well as several other markets across the region. He has also served as a Director of the China-Australia Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) in Beijing since 2009.

Robert holds a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, as well as Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degrees from the Australian National University.

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