Posts in Asia
Barakalla Robyn: at the forefront of global marine conservation

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.

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Meghan Cook: a dedicated public health researcher

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.

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Lessons from a career in law, service and community: Fireside Chat with The Hon Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, Australia

Advance in Hong Kong was pleased to meet recently with The Hon. Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria on two occasions during her recent visit. Governor Dessau lived in Hong Kong during the 1990’s, working as Senior Crown Counsel and was visiting Hong Kong in December as part of Business of Design Week, showcasing the city of Melbourne. Advance Global Board Member Michelle Garnaut AO met with Governor Dessau and Hong Kong S.A.R. Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, over lunch with Australian Consul General Micheala Browning.

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Dynamic aviation duo

Advance spoke to two Aussies who are adventuring in the sky and on the ground in Hong Kong:  a line maintenance engineer – a pivotal role safeguarding continued airworthiness; and a cargo pilot – an important role facilitating global trade. 

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