Regional Partnerships: The Foundation for Achieving Financial Stability in the Region
Luncheon Presentation by the Honorable Barry O’Farrell, MP Premier of New South Wales, Australia
Registration at 12:15 pm
Luncheon at 12:30 pm
Close at 2:00 pm
It is the Asian Century — Asia’s economic rise is transforming the region and the region is now the engine of the world economy. Regional cooperation is the foundation for sustained economic growth and achieving long-term financial stability. New South Wales (NSW) is focused on building strong regional partnerships with Asia to support growth, develop regional talent hubs and create seamless financial operations. NSW has a stable and diverse economy. Sydney is the financial hub for Australia and one of five key financial centers in Asia. Its people well educated, innovative and highly productive, making it well-placed to support Asia as it restructures its economies to higher value manufacturing. Barry O’Farrell, Premier of New South Wales, will outline how NSW will work with Asia to share knowledge, address common challenges and build on collective strengths.
The Honorable Barry O’Farrell was sworn in as Premier of NSW in 2011. Mr. O’Farrell has been a member of the Liberal Party since 1980, and was first elected to the NSW Parliament in 1995. He served as Leader of the Opposition between 2007 and 2011. As well as being Premier, Mr. O’Farrell is also Minister for Western Sydney. Mr. O’Farrell graduated from the Australian National University in Australian History and Aboriginal Studies.
Supported by the Australian Chamber of Commerce