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Australia Colombia Business Council

Supporting Colombian Australian trade and investment

Our mission is to promote development of the business community between Australia and Colombia

Who we are

Supported by the Australian Embassy, the Australia Colombia Business Council is a not-for-profit organization consisting of leaders in the private sector in Colombia, with links to Australian industry.

We support Australian trade through networking, information sharing, industry events, advising new entrants, linking the private and public sectors and advising Australian government officials, and petitioning on behalf of Australian private-sector policy interests in Colombia.

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Activities

The ACBC is a not-for-profit organization lead by key actors in the private sector in Colombia, with connections to Australian industries.

We support two-way trade between Australia and Colombia through a number of initiatives, including: networking, information sharing, industry events, providing guidance for new market entrants, linking the private and public sectors across borders, providing guidance to Australian government officials, and lobbying Australian commercial policy interests in Colombia.

Board Members

Meet the team of industry experts behind the Australia Colombia Business Council

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Michael Cullen 

President of ACBC & Managing
Director LATAM, FTI Consulting

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Martin Briggs 

Deputy President of ACBC
President, Relianz Mining Solutions

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Craig Dempsey 

Founder and Managing Director,
Biz Latin Hub & The StartupVC

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Stephen Newton 

CEO, Southern Cross Energy
President, Wattle Petroleum Co.

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Patricia Tovar 

Executive Director, BritCham

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Ash Kirvan 

Managing Director, Littlepoint Capital

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Darren Bowden 

CEO, Minesa S.A.

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Mark McManus 

Honorary Member, ACBC
President & CEO, Prodeco Group

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Paola Delgado 

General Manager, Cochlear Colombia

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Andrew Wright 

Regional Manager, World Bicycle Relief (Colombia)

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Andrea Mayorga 

Founder, BeYoinder

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John Cardona 

Agile Management Consultant, DXC Technology

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Mauricio Baptiste 

General Manager, Emaustralia GSA Qantas Airways (Colombia)

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Natalia Piedrahita 

Regional Marketing Manager (the Americas), University of Queensland

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Camilo Gonzáles 

Infrastructure Lead Partner (North LATAM), Ernst & Young

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Juan Manuel Soto de la Cruz 

Executive Director of Corporación Acción Verde & ESG/Impact Investment Expert

Our commercial partners

We have aligned with a number of strategic partners who we recognize as both commercial and valued partners of the Australian Colombia Business Council

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Our latest news

Keep up to date with the local and global news, updates and opportunities in Australian Colombian business

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