AustCham briefing by Australian Ambassador to China and Acting Australian Consul-General to Hong Kong and Macau
AustCham briefing by Australian Ambassador to China and Acting Australian Consul-General to Hong Kong and MacauWebinar
Join AustCham Hong Kong on Tuesday, July 21 for an online webinar with H.E. Mr.Graham Fletcher, Australian Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China and Mr. Ryan Neelam, Acting Australian Consul-General to Hong Kong and Macau.
This special briefing will include a discussion on the Australia-China bilateral relationship, the introduction of the National Security Law and the Australian Government’s response, as well as an update on COVID-19 measures implemented in Australia.
Tue, July 21, 2020
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Australian Ambassador to People's Republic of China
His Excellency, Mr Graham Fletcher is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and was most recently First Assistant Secretary, North Asia Division. He has previously served overseas as Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy, Washington; Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy, Beijing; Counsellor, Australian Embassy, Beijing; and Third Secretary, Australian Embassy, Beijing. He speaks Mandarin.
Mr Fletcher holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Sydney.
Mr. Ryan Neelam
Acting Consul-General to Hong Kong and Macau
Ryan Neelam has been acting as the Australian Consul-General to Hong Kong and Macau since February 2020. He has served as a diplomat for over ten years.
Mr Neelam was most recently the Deputy State Director of the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) in Sydney. He has previously acted as Director of DFAT’s United Nations policy section, as a negotiator on Free Trade Agreements, helped to advance Australia’s bilateral relationships in North Asia, and formulated climate and development policy. From 2012 to 2015, Mr Neelam was posted to the Australian Mission to the United Nations in New York, where he represented Australia in the UN Security Council, General Assembly, and in the negotiation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Mr Neelam holds a Bachelor of Economics and Social Sciences (Honours) from the University of Sydney.