Secretary Series | Frances Adamson

Join IPAA for a Secretary Series address from the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

IPAA is pleased to host a Secretary Series with Frances Adamson, Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and IPAA ACT President. Frances’ term as President will conclude later this year and this will be one of her final speaking engagements as IPAA President.

Frances Adamson has led the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as Secretary since 25 August 2016. Prior to her appointment as Secretary, Ms Adamson was International Adviser to the Prime Minister the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP from November 2015.

From 2011 to 2015, Ms Adamson was Ambassador to the People's Republic of China. She served in the Australian Consulate-General in Hong Kong in the late 1980s during the early years of China's reform and opening.  From 2001 to 2005, she was seconded as Representative to the Australian Commerce and Industry Office in Taipei. Ms Adamson has twice served in the Australian High Commission in London, as Deputy High Commissioner from 2005 to 2008 and as Political Counsellor from 1993 to 1997.

Frances Adamson (Keynote)
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
IPAA ACT President 

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Event Properties

Event Date Tuesday 6 August 2019
Event Time 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Members Price $0
Non-Members Price $100
Venue TBC
All prices are in Australian Dollars and GST inclusive


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