Wed, Apr 29|
[Webinar] COVID19: Food Security and Food Supply Chains
Time & Location
Apr 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
About the Event
COVID-19 has had a serious impact on international trade; during this webinar, we will explore how the Australian Government is tackling issues around food security and supply chains and ensuring that quality Australian food is still making its way overseas.
This is a free event, we will email webinar details 30min before the event.
About the Speakers
Agriculture Counsellor, Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Emma joined the Department in 2015 as the Director of International Forest Policy, administering Australia’s illegal logging
laws and managing Australia’s multilateral and bilateral engagement on forest-related policy and trade matters.
Prior to joining the department, Emma has held a range of positions within the Australian government focussed on
international trade (including anti-dumping and subsidies policies and investigations), climate change negotiations, competition and consumer protection, cross-border regulation, and international development.
Beyond her government experience, Emma has practised law in one of Australia’s leading commercial law firms, and has worked on private trade law issues at the United Nations.
Deputy Representative, Australian Office in Taipei
Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner, Austrade Taipei
Brent has over 10 years experience in trade and trade policy across numerous departments of the Australian Government and across Asia - he has been posted to Taipei since January 2020. Prior to his posting in Taipei, Brent spent five years serving as the Consul Commercial and Trade and Investment Commissioner at Austrade Shanghai.
- e-Commerce in China: A guide for Australian Business, Austrade, 2015
- Exporting Food and Beverage to China: A Guide for Australian Business, Austrade, 2018
Managing Director, Kuehne + Nagel Taiwan
Frederick has over 14 years of experience in the logistics industry working across Canada and Taiwan, he has served as the Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel in Taiwan since 2018.
We are proud to be collaborating with the Australia New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan, AustCham Korea, AustCham Lao, AustCham China (Beijing, South China, West China), Department of Agriculture, Austrade, Kuehne + Nagel Group, and The Australian Office.