Dr Matthew Durban - Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner - India, South

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Matthew began his posting to Mumbai in February 2019. He has extensive experience in international business development, strategy, economic research and analysis, marketing and high level representation initially in London and then in Australia from 1991 working for a variety of multinational and local enterprises. Between 1997 and 2000, he consulted to business and government on direct investment projects between Australia and South Africa. From 2001, Matthew was the Research & Planning Manager for a leading Australian law firm. He joined the Australian Commonwealth Public Service in 2006 and was posted to Indonesia December 2013 – January 2018 as Trade & Investment Commissioner with a team in Jakarta and Surabaya. Matthew leads the Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore offices and the Resources & Energy industry team.

He has degrees from Wales, Warwick, Macquarie and La Trobe Universities and speaks Indonesian and French.