Patron: Her Excellency, The Right Honourable Dame Cindy Kiro, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand

Trade and Political Diplomacy: New Zealand and China in a time of increasing global uncertainties

Guest Speaker: Hon Philip Burdon
Asia New Zealand Foundation Honorary Adviser

Event Date: Thursday 28th March 2019
Event Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Event Location: Bell Gully
Level 21, HP Tower, 171 Featherston Street, Wellington, 6011.

Please note no building access after 6pm.

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Hon Philip Burdon has had a distinguished career across the fields of law, business, and politics. He graduated in law from Canterbury University, working initially as a lawyer and law lecturer before moving into the private sector in 1970, with the establishment of a highly successful food processing company. Mr Burdon is a leading member of the New Zealand business community, holding positions on the boards of several New Zealand and Australian corporations. He has sat on various private sector boards. Mr Burdon began his political career in 1981 as a member of parliament for the National Party. He was appointed to the New Zealand Cabinet in 1990 and held a number of senior ministerial portfolios including Minister of Commerce, Minister for State-Owned Enterprises and Minister for Trade Negotiations. He retired from politics in 1996.

Bell Gully

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