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.

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.

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.

Michael Cullen
President of ACBC & Managing
Director LATAM, FTI Consulting

Martin Briggs
Deputy President of ACBC
President, Relianz Mining Solutions

Craig Dempsey
Founder and Managing Director,
Biz Latin Hub & The StartupVC

Stephen Newton
CEO, Southern Cross Energy
President, Wattle Petroleum Co.

Patricia Tovar
Executive Director,
BritCham

Ash Kirvan
Managing Director,
Littlepoint Capital

Darren Bowden
CEO,
Minesa S.A.

Mark McManus
Honorary Member, ACBC
President & CEO, Prodeco Group

Paola Delgado
General Manager,
Cochlear Colombia

Andrew Wright
Regional Manager,
World Bicycle Relief (Colombia)

Andrea Mayorga
Founder,
BeYoinder

John Cardona
Agile Management Consultant,
DXC Technology

Mauricio Baptiste
General Manager, Emaustralia GSA
Qantas Airways (Colombia)

Natalia Piedrahita
Regional Marketing Manager (the
Americas), University of Queensland

Camilo Gonzáles
Infrastructure Lead Partner
(North LATAM), Ernst & Young


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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