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Australia and Asia in the Asian Century

Australia and Asia in the Asian Century

Mr Peter N Varghese AO, Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Mr Peter N Varghese AO, Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Asia Society Australia will host a CEO Boardroom Luncheon Briefing with the Secretary of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Peter Varghese AO. Mr Varghese will speak on “Australia and Asia in the Asian Century".

Mr Peter Varghese AO took up his position as Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in December 2012.

Prior to this appointment, Mr Varghese was Australia’s High Commissioner to India (2009 to 2012); Director-General of the Office of National Assessments (2004-2009); Senior Advisor (International) to the Prime Minister; Deputy Secretary (2002-2003), and Australia’s High Commissioner to Malaysia (2000 – 2002). He was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) in 2010 for distinguished service to public administration, particularly in leading reform in the Australian intelligence community and as an adviser in the areas of foreign policy and international security.

The boardroom luncheon is generously sponsored by King & Wood Mallesons and will be held under the Chatham House Rule.

The luncheon is invitation-only for corporate members.

For membership enquiries, please contact:

Fiona Wallace-Smith,
Phone: +61 2 8199 9402 
Email: [email protected] 

Event Details

29 April 2013
12:00pm - 2:00pm

King & Wood Mallesons
1 Farrer Place, Sydney