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Leaders on Asia | The Hon Chris Bowen MP

The case for engagement with Asia

Join Asia Society Australia at Bloomberg for this special event. Hosted under our Leaders on Asia program, The Hon Chris Bowen MP, Shadow Treasurer will make a case for engagement with Asia in this major address.

12:00 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 - 1:30 Remarks
1:30 - 2:00 Q&A

This event is open to Asia Society Members, GEN A and invited guests only.



About the speaker

Hon Chris Bowen MP, Shadow Treasurer

Chris Bowen entered Parliament in 2004 and has held a wide range of portfolios including serving as Treasurer, Minister for Human Services, Minister for Immigration, Minister for Financial Services, Assistant Treasurer, Minister for Competition Policy, Minister for Small Business and Minister for Tertiary Education. Chris has been responsible for a range of significant policy reform programs in these portfolios. He served as Interim Leader of the Labor Party and Acting Leader of the Opposition following the 2013 Federal election and has been Shadow Treasurer since 2013. Chris is served on Fairfield Council for nine years is a former Mayor and President of the Western Sydney Councils (WSROC).
He has a Bachelor of Economics degree, a Masters Degree in International Relations and is the final stages of completing a Diploma in Modern Languages (Bahasa Indonesia). He lives in Smithfield with his wife (Rebecca), two children (Grace and Max) and Ollie the Labrador.

The 'Leaders on Asia' series presents high-profile events with visiting heads of state, ministers, senior officials, dignitaries and leading thinkers from the Indo-Pacific region and Australia. It provides members with a unique direct access to leaders who shape the present and future of our region.

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Event Details

Fri 29 Sep 2017
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Bloomberg, Level 27, 1 Bligh Street, Sydney NSW 2000