Kelly Matthews
Counsellor (Commercial) and Trade Commissioner

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Kelly is Counsellor (Commercial) and Trade Commissioner based in Abu Dhabi. She manages the Australian government’s education, defence industry and space sector commercial initiatives across the Middle East and Africa region.

Kelly has over twenty years of experience with the Australian Government, representing Australia in a range of diplomatic roles across the Middle East, South East Asia and Europe. She has also supported Australian businesses in Trade Commissioner roles in China and Malaysia.

Kelly holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Griffith University and a Master of Arts (International Relations and Trade) from Monash University.