Event Details

Andrea Smith, Deputy Secretary APEC2021.

Hear Andrea discuss many opportunities for small and large businesses when NZ hosts APEC


7:30 AM - 7:40 AM
7:40 AM - 8 AM
ANZ Overview of the importance of APEC
Rob Snaddon - ANZ
8 AM - 8:30 AM
Andrea Smith - APEC 2021 Business Opportunities
8:30 AM - 8:50 AM
Q and A
Q and A from the floor AND taking questions from our partners in the ASEAN Business Alliance


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    Andrea Smith

    Deputy Secretary at MFAT


    Andrea Smith commenced the role of Deputy Secretary of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation 2021 (APEC21) in May 2017. Before this she was Deputy Secretary for the Americas and Asia Group for over 5 years.
    Andrea has held a range of positions on and offshore during her time at MFAT including, Director of the Pacific Division (2011-12). Ambassador to Turkey, Israel and Jordan and as Representative to the Palestinian Authority (2009-11). She was seconded to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet as a Foreign Policy Advisor (2006-08). And was Head of the Trade and Economic Section at our embassy in Washington (2004-05). From 2001 until 2003 Andrea was the Deputy Head of Mission in Jakarta.
    Andrea's areas of work when based in Wellington have included multilateral trade policy, Pacific, South East Asia and Australia.

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