Daniel Havas - Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner

Daniel Havas

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Mr Havas joined the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) in May 2012 and is currently Australia’s Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner to Malaysia and Brunei, overseeing a broad commercial relationship and agenda with these key trading partners. In addition to his core responsibilities Mr Havas is also responsible for driving the Austrade ASEAN team’s regional communications strategy. Previous to his current role, Mr Havas was Australia’s Trade Commissioner to Peru and Ecuador with responsibility for Bolivia and oversaw Austrade’s mining and resources teams across Latin America to develop strategies to promote the growth of Australian industry across that broad region.

Mr Havas has a strong background in international business strategy, investment attraction, international relations, cross border business development and project management and he works closely with key partner agencies on the Australian Government’s Economic Diplomacy strategy.

Prior to joining Austrade, Mr Havas was the Director of Foreign Investment and Strategic Partnerships for one of Australia’s largest regional governments. Mr Havas has spent time working in multiple overseas markets including the UK, Spain, USA and Latin America in particular.