Chris commenced as Trade Commissioner Hanoi in July 2022. In Vietnam, Chris has lead responsibility for promoting Australian capacity in agribusiness, food & beverage, services & technology, infrastructure, health, defence and advanced manufacturing.
Chris has worked with a broad range of Austrade clients supporting their market entry and market growth strategies, focusing on a client first – outcome driven approach.
Prior to his Hanoi posting, Chris was based in San Francisco, leading the government’s Agricultural Business Expansion Innovative roll out in North America; and for 5 years prior to joining Austrade, Chris led a successful business selling food and wine into China via eCommerce and traditional channels.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and a Bachelor of Business Management from Victoria University.