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Policy Briefing: Australian Ambassador designate to Republic of Korea

A pre-departure stop at Asia Society Australia
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Asia Society Australia with Australia Korea Business Council will host Australian Ambassador-designate to the Republic of Korea, Mr James Choi under our 'Policy Briefing' series in Sydney later this month. Prior to taking up his post in December, this is an opportunity for members and guest to meet with the Ambassador. 

The briefing will run under Chatham House rule. 

Date: 23 November 2016
Time: 12:15 for a 12:30 start, conclude 1:45pm
Venue: AMP Building, Level 25, 33 Alfred St, Circular Quay

Please note, places for this event are limited and by invitation only. 

About the Speaker
Mr Choi is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). He has served overseas as Ambassador to Denmark, with earlier postings at the Australian Permanent Mission to the United Nations, New York and at the Australian Embassy, Seoul.

In Canberra, Mr Choi has held a variety of positions in DFAT, including Assistant Secretary of the Consular Operations Branch. He was seconded to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet as Senior Adviser, Asia (2005-2008) and has also been Senior Adviser in the Office of the Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Mr Choi holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney. He is expected to take up his appointment in December 2016.



Our ‘Policy Briefing’ series is delivered to our members by senior diplomats, foreign policy experts and practitioners, economists and country experts offer an insider’s perspective on foreign and economic policy issues and relationships which are critically important for Australia. 

Hosted by AMP Capital 


Event Details

Wed 23 Nov 2016
12:15pm - 1:45pm

AMP Building, Level 25, 33 Alfred St, Circular Quay

By invitation only