Marty Hicks, a Melburnian pianist, composer and sound artist, decided to relocate to Tokyo in 2015 to begin a new chapter in his musical career. Having been brought up in … Continued
Many Australians pick Japan as their vacation destination and Jess Lysenko is amongst these holidaymakers who have chosen to visit again, stay behind, to live and work and call it … Continued
Elizabeth Cox first immersed herself in the Japanese culture at the age of 12 when she learned the hiragana script. This was a small but significant step paving the way … Continued
Originally from Melbourne, Alex Daniel is on a mission to transport the aroma of Australian coffee to Tokyo since 2015. He founded Frankie , an independent café in Tokyo that … Continued
Alistair Rossouw is not a chef by profession. But he is serving up sweet memories, in Australian style, in the UAE. He’s the International Sales Manager – North America and … Continued
Growing up as an expat child, Brett Evans is no stranger to the idea of living overseas and the experience of new culture and challenges that come along the way. … Continued
Dan Murphy connects the dots in the fast paced world of business and financial news. As Middle East Correspondent for CNBC, he can be found on TV, online, or often … Continued
Nancy Paton is spreading positive vibes through her camera lens. She’s an Abu Dhabi based filmmaker, director, producer, screenwriter and founder of Paton Productions – an independent film development and … Continued
‘You cannot find a more dynamic industry than aviation – it is exciting to be a part of it.” Rebecca Haining is at the forefront helping the largest airline in … Continued
Joanne Warrin has always had an appetite for global adventures. She has worked, lived and travelled internationally over a 20+-year period. She did a four-year stint in Kyoto, Japan followed … Continued
It takes energy, passion and patience for creative professionals to thrive in the industry. In addition, they need to hunger for inspiration and new ideas. Bing Bing Deng inherited his … Continued
When it comes to a destination in Asia for international exposure and career opportunities, it goes without saying that Shanghai has topped the list as Australians’ preferable choice. Jack Brady … Continued
Today, it’s not uncommon for Australians to pick Asia as a destination to gain international exposure and expand their career portfolio. But when Aussie Heidi Dugan chose to leave home … Continued
“If you are going to come to China, come here with a lot of patience and plenty of energy. Have an open mind and a good dose of curiosity.” Chris … Continued
Darren Burns wears many hats. He’s the Vice Chair, Asia Pacific at Weber Shandwick – one of the world’s leading public relations firms; a judge for the Advance Awards; and … Continued
Sarita Singh has lived in Melbourne, Sydney and Shanghai and now calls Singapore home. This global Aussie describes the Lion City as “a fantastic place” and her favourite city to … Continued
Gordon Perchthold is a global Aussie who truly reflects a “go hard or go home” attitude. Currently residing in Singapore, the transplated Sydney-sider (born in Canada) started his overseas adventure … Continued
As the Head of Cyber Defence and Assurance at CBRE Singapore, Amanda Bluett is the gatekeeper; an expert in cyber security who’s quick on their feet to protect the organisation … Continued
Originally from Singapore, Joseph Kwok chose to go to UNSW to obtain his bachelor’s and master’s degrees before returning home to embark on a career in financial services. He’s now … Continued
There’s no doubt that living and working overseas gives you international exposure and a boost to your professional growth. And getting a chance to explore one of the most exciting … Continued
Liza Noonan is on a mission to foster innovation and research efforts between Australia and ASEAN that bring solutions to a range of emerging and pressing challenges facing Australia. She’s … Continued
Sam Aisbett is one of a stable of celebrated overseas-based Australian chefs who are determined to make a mark in Singapore. The one-star Michelin chef has made two bold decisions … Continued
Originally from Sydney, Stephen Land, a veteran in financial services, recently took the opportunity to return to the global stage and relocated to Singapore. Stephen’s global experience includes stints in … Continued
Originally from Western Australia, Troy Laffrey is the Ultrasound Segment Leader, General Imaging, ASEAN region at GE Healthcare. Leveraging prior clinical work experience, Troy is now leading the GE Healthcare … Continued
In partnership with AustCham Beijing, Advance was pleased to host a Boardroom Breakfast with Yasmin Allen, Advance’s Chairman and one of Australia’s most experienced female directors on leading Australian company boards.
Asia Society Policy Institute has launched an issue paper which aims to reflect on the developments in the Asia-Pacific trade landscape since 2018. It considers the short- and long-term implications … Continued
Aaron Seeto moved to Jakarta in 2016 when he was presented the opportunity to lead the development of Indonesia’s first museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara (MACAN) in Jakarta.
Valeska is now the Country Manager of Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) Indonesia based out of Jakarta promoting Australian beef– an opportunity came up after her tenure at the Australian Department of Agriculture in which she worked on the bilateral animal health program for four years in Indonesia.
23 years ago when internet was almost unheard off and watching footy from outside Australia wasn’t always accessible, Paul Halliday who moved to Indonesia for work and his mates founded Jakarta Bintangs AFL football club as they were looking for “something else to do on the weekends”.
Trista Mutia Kasoem works at the Kasoem Hearing and Speech Center – a family business in the hearing healthcare industry in Indonesia which has established a partnership with Cochlear Limited – an Australian medical device company that designs, manufactures and supplies the cochlear implants.
Barakalla Robyn has pursued his passion and career in the environment sector. He’s the Sustainable Ocean Initiative & Climate Senior Program Lead at the World Resources Institute Indonesia (WRI) – an affiliate of the World Resources Institute headquartered in Washington, D.C. WRI Indonesia is an organisation dedicated to developing research-based solutions to address climate change and helping Indonesia to achieve sustainable development.
Eva Kasim requires mobility aids but that doesn’t prevent her to dream big. She took the opportunity to study in Australia after receiving a scholarship, all while she was also facing challenges and inconveniences with her limited mobility. And she even devoted time to get involved in volunteer work besides her study.
Benyamin Ismail is the CEO of AirAsia X Berhad – long-haul budget airline based in Malaysia and a sister company of AirAsia, the largest airline in Malaysia by fleet size and destinations.
Leanne Hucker is the Director of Sales & Marketing at Rosewood Bangkok an ultra-luxury hotel opening in 2019 in the Thailand capital spearheading Rosewood’s continued growth across South East Asia in the heart of Bangkok.
Amy Reggers is the International Consultant on Gender and Climate Change Program Development and Research at UN Women based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Andrew Sharman is an architect at BDA Architecture – an Australian architectural practice which has presence in the Gold Coast and Selangor, Malaysia. Originally from the Gold Coast, Andrew was presented the opportunity in 2012 to relocate to Kuala Lumpur
Originally from Sydney, Meghan Cook has always been fascinated by the thoughts of moving abroad to expand life experiences and learn about foreign cultures. In June 2018, she made a decision to move to Hanoi, Vietnam, after accepting a placement position under the Australian Volunteers International program, joining Center for Public Health and Environment Research (CENPHER) as a Research Officer.
James Bradbury is the Head of Global Culinary at the Minor Food Group– one of the leading casual dining industry players in Asia which manages a number of food outlets including Australian bistro chain The Coffee Club.