Event Details

Zoom event! Choose to attend in person and network at the venue in Auckland CBD OR attendees can connect digitally from your desktop. Registrations essential either way to get this business briefing on the exciting opportunities in MALAYSIA

The required Zoom link will be sent to all registered attendees 1 week prior to the event.


1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Overview - Ambassador
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Overview and business opportunities - Trade Commissioner
Andrew and Robb
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Q and A


  • Andrew Bayly

    Andrew Bayly

    Chairman Committee
    Malaysia New Zealand Chamber of Commerce
    Dates Employed Jun 2019 – Present
    Employment Duration 4 mos
    Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    MNZCC is a non profit promoting business in Malaysia amongst New Zealanders and those doing business with New Zealand

    Co Chairman
    New Zealand ASEAN Business Alliance
    Dates Employed Nov 2017 – Present
    Employment Duration 1 yr 11 mos
    Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    NZABA is an alliance of the New Zealand chambers and business councils across ASEAN and New Zealand and works to promote business between chambers and provide an integrated network for New Zealand businesses entering ASEAN.

    Managing Director
    Emec Technology and Emec Scientific Sdn Bhd
    Dates Employed 2003 – Present
    Employment Duration16 yrs
    Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Emec Technology specialises in the design and project management of laboratories for oil and gas, education and medical institutions including biosafety level 2 and 3.
    Emec Scientific is a manufacturer of laboratory equipment for histopathology and is a specialist in turnkey laboratory projects.

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  • Simon Hearsey (New Zealand Trade & Enterprise)

    Simon Hearsey

    New Zealand Trade & Enterprise

    Based in Kuala Lumpur, Simon oversees NZTE's activities in Malaysia and Brunei.

    He is responsible for facilitating and promoting trade and investment and maintaining an extensive network of business relationships relevant to New Zealand businesses across Malaysia.

    Simon joined NZTE in 2016 as a Customer Manager, supporting New Zealand companies to grow internationally. In early 2017 he stepped into the role of Acting Trade Commissioner in Singapore.

    Prior to this he held a series of senior roles at DB Breweries.

    Simon has a Master of Business Administration from Massey University and a Bachelor of Physical Education with First Class Honours in Cardiac Rehabilitation from Otago University.

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  • HN

    Hunter Nottage

    High Commissioner at MFAT

    Hunter Nottage is New Zealand’s High Commissioner to Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam. The High Commission works with New Zealand agencies to promote political, trade, security, defence, education, cultural and consular relations with Malaysia and Brunei.

    Hunter brings to the role legal, economic, trade and development experience.

    Hunter was New Zealand’s International Trade Legal Adviser and Manager of Trade Law at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade from 2014-18. He led the team responsible for legal advice in trade negotiations (including World Trade Organisation reform, the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, Brexit, EU and UK FTAs, and Pacific Alliance), dispute resolution, and domestic reforms. He has served as Senior Adviser to the Minister of Trade, Acting Ambassador (Chargé d’Affaires) to Argentina, and a WTO dispute settlement Panellist.

    Previously, Hunter worked for a decade with developing countries at the WTO Advisory Centre in Geneva and with advanced economies at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD, in Paris. He holds a Masters degree in law from Cambridge University (First Class, Chevening Scholar) and degrees economics and law from Victoria University. His 2018 paper Trade in War’s Darkest Hours: Churchill and Roosevelt’s historic 1941 Atlantic Meeting (external link) features on the WTO website. Hunter speaks English and French and is learning Bahasa Melayu, te Reo Māori and Spanish. He is married with two children.

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  • Robb Stevens (Trade Strategy Manager, Asia at Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited)

    Robb Stevens

    Trade Strategy Manager, Asia at Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited


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