Events

Hong Kong and Tasmania: New Opportunities

Summary

In this lecture, Ms Oh will discuss the relationship between Tasmania and Hong Kong and China, the New Colombo Plan and her career in foreign affairs.

Start Date

30th Mar 2017 6:00pm

End Date

30th Mar 2017 7:30pm

Venue

School of Architecture and Design, Inveresk campus

RSVP / Contact Information

E. UTAS.Events@utas.edu.au; T. 6324 3290

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Ms Janaline Oh

Acting Consul-General, Hong Kong & Macau

Photo of Janaline OhJanaline Oh has been Acting Consul-General since October 2016. She arrived in Hong Kong in January 2014 as Deputy Consul-General. A career foreign service officer, she has had previous postings to Papua New Guinea, the European Union (Brussels) and at the Australian Embassy in Beijing.

Ms Oh’s last appointment in Canberra was as Director of G20 projects in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She was previously Director of the United Nations and Commonwealth Section. She has participated in Australian official delegations to international negotiations on climate change and biological diversity, and to multilateral trade negotiations. Ms Oh has also represented Australia in negotiations to develop a comprehensive regional fisheries management regime in the Pacific islands. She has worked on Pacific islands economic development and governance issues, on which she has published a number of articles.

Ms Oh holds a Master of Arts in Modern and Medieval Slavonic Languages from the University of Cambridge, and a Master of Public and International Law from the University of Melbourne. She speaks Mandarin, French and Russian. She is married with two children.

Held in partnership with the Asia Institute Tasmania