Board of Directors

The Australia China Business Council is governed by a Board of Directors composed of each Branch President and a number of other leading corporate figures. The Australian Ambassador to China is represented as ex-officio member of the Board.

The Board is supported by a National Secretariat, comprising a Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary and full-time secretarial staff. 

Members who are qualified to participate at Branch annual general meetings elect the Branch Committees. Positions on the Branch Committee include the Branch President, Vice-Presidents, a National Board Representative, and a Treasurer.

For more information contact the National Secretariat.

John Brumby

President

Chair, MTAA Super Director, Huawei Australia Former

Sean Keenihan

Vice-President

Partner
Normanwaterhouse Lawyers

skeenihan@normans.com.au

Tim Hogan-Doran

National Treasurer

Partner, ShineWing Australia
thogan-doran@shinewing.com.au

Ian McCubbin

Immediate Past President

Lawyer
FDI Consulting

ian.mccubbin@fdiconsulting.com.au

Peter Philips

ACT Branch President


Dr Craig Emerson

NSW Branch Representative


Daryl Guppy

NT Branch Representative

Chief Executive Officer
Guppy Traders

china@guppytraders.com

Bernie Schulz

QLD Branch Representative

Strategic Advisor - International Markets
Accor in Australia, NZ and South Pacific

bernie.schulz@optusnet.com.au

Ken Smith

VIC Branch Representative


kensmith@chinasolutions

Adam Handley

WA Branch Representative

Partner
Minter Ellison

adam.handley@minterellison.com

James Young

SA Branch Representative


James.young@colliers.com

Martin Rees

TAS Branch Representative

Managing Partner, KPMG

mrees@kpmg.com.au

Laurie Smith

Board Member

Principal, Shuhou Associates

Jingmin Qian

Board Member

Director, Jing Meridian Advisory

Ben Foskett

Board Member

Executive Director of Pathway Services

Lili Pan

Board Member

Senior Associate & Executive Director - China Business

Helen Sawczak

National CEO

Ph: +61 3 9027 5609

helen.sawczak@acbc.com.au