2015 Forum – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2015 Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum Organising Committee


Heather Ridout
Chair, AustralianSuper; Board Member, Reserve Bank of Australia; Company Director; and former Chief Executive, Australia Industry Group

Norman Steinberg
Global Vice Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright and Chairman of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada


Thomas d’Aquino
Chairman, Thomas d’Aquino Capital; Chief Executive, Intercounsel Ltd.; 2012-2014 Canadian Co-Chair, Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum; and former Chief Executive Canadian Council of Chief Executives

Paul Donnelly
Executive Director, Macquarie Capital

Tony Negus
Australian High Commissioner to Canada

Charles Reeves
Acting Canadian High Commissioner to Australia

Stanley Hartt
Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP and 2010 Co-Chair, Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum

Portia Maier
Consul-General & Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner, Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

Bob Onyschuk
Chief Executive, Onyschuk Strategic Advisors; President, Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum

Michael Small
Fellow, Centre for Dialogue, Simon Fraser University; and former Canadian High Commissioner to Australia

Warwick Smith
Chairman (NSW & ACT), China Board Director and Senior Managing Director – Australia New Zealand Banking Group Limited; and Board Director, Seven Group Holdings

Mario Ste-Marie
Canadian Consul General in Australia

Jeffrey Steiner
Chief Executive, New Franchise Media Inc. and Board Member, Export Development Canada (EDC)

Executive Director:

Ann Curran