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The Business of Asia: Boardroom Luncheon Briefing

Mr Bruce Gosper, CEO of Austrade
Mr Bruce Gosper, CEO of Austrade

Asia Society Australia will host a CEO Boardroom Luncheon Briefing with Mr Bruce Gosper, CEO of Austrade.

Mr Bruce Gosper commenced as Chief Executive Officer of Austrade on 1 February 2013.

Mr Gosper was Deputy Secretary with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade from February 2009 until his appointment to Austrade. In that role he was Australia’s Senior Trade Policy Official, responsible for all trade negotiations.

Mr Gosper was Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva from 2005 until 2009. He was also Chair of the WTO General Council in 2008–09 and Chair of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body in 2007–08. From 2000–2005, Mr Gosper was First Assistant Secretary, Office of Trade Negotiations, in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra.

The luncheon is generously sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills 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

Wed 22 May 2013
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Herbert Smith Freehills
250 St Georges Terrace, Perth