Executive Briefing | Robyn Mudie (Sydney)

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Australia's Ambassador-Designate to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

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One year into the Strategic Partnership, how have Australia and Vietnam forged closer bilateral ties and what remains on the agenda? 

Asia Society Australia and Macquarie University are pleased to host an Executive Briefing luncheon with Australia's Ambassador-Designate to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Ms Robyn Mudie, focusing on Australian business, innovation and education interests in Vietnam. 

This will be an opportunity to profile your organisation’s interests in Vietnam and share successes or challenges you have faced in-country. Ms Mudie looks forward to understanding your perspectives on engaging with Australia’s 15th largest trading partner and sharing her outlook for her tenure.

Date: Thursday 6 June 2019
Time: 12:15pm arrival for 12:30pm start – 2:00pm
Venue: Macquarie University City Campus, Level 24/123 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000

This event is open to Asia Society members and invited guests. Attendance is by invitation only, with limited places available. For more information please contact programaustralia@asiasociety.org


About our speaker 

Robyn Mudie, Australia's incoming Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Robyn Mudie

Ms Mudie is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently Executive Director, Diplomatic Academy. She has previously served overseas as High Commissioner, Australian High Commission, Sri Lanka; Deputy Permanent Representative, United Nations (UN), Geneva; First Secretary, UN Permanent Mission, New York; and Second Secretary, Australian Embassy, Hanoi. In Canberra Ms Mudie has served as Assistant Secretary, Public Diplomacy Branch; Assistant Secretary, Information Resources Branch; and Director, Strategic Policy Section.


About our host 

Professor Stephen Brammer, Executive Dean, Macquarie Business School 

Stephen Brammer

Professor Brammer is an experienced academic leader having held senior roles in three research-intensive universities in the United Kingdom (the Universities of Bath, Warwick, and Birmingham) before taking up his current role at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. As Executive Dean of Macquarie Business School, he is responsible for the strategic direction of one of Australia's leading centres of business research and education. As a member of the University's Executive Group, he also contributes to the leadership, positioning, and prosperity of the wider University.

In a former life, he is a leading scholar in the fields of business ethics, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability. Specifically, his research explored firm-stakeholder relationships, the strategic management of these, and corresponding impacts on company performance and reputation. He continues to serve as an Associate Editor of the British Journal of Management, as a member of a number of journal editorial boards, and as a member of the scientific committee of the Chartered Association of Business School's Academic Journal Guide.


Executive Briefings are a curated series of meetings presented by diplomats, business leaders and subject matter experts from Asia and Australia. Designed to offer a deep dive into the critical issues of the day, to an audience of senior executives from the business, political, educational and cultural institutions that make up the Asia Society network.


This event is generously supported by:

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Event Details

Thu 06 Jun 2019
12:15 - 2 p.m.

Macquarie University City Campus, Level 24/123 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000

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