Actions and Detail Panel
Hong Kong and Tasmania: New Opportunities
Thu. 30 March 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm AEDT
Ms Janaline Oh
Acting Consul-General, Hong Kong & Macau
In this lecture, Ms Oh will discuss the relationship between Tasmania and Hong Kong and China, the New Colombo Plan and her career in foreign affairs.
Janaline Oh has been Acting Consul-General since October 2016. She arrived in Hong Kong in January 2014 as Deputy Consul-General. A career foreign service officer, she has had previous postings to Papua New Guinea, the European Union (Brussels) and at the Australian Embassy in Beijing.
Ms Oh’s last appointment in Canberra was as Director of G20 projects in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She was previously Director of the United Nations and Commonwealth Section. She has participated in Australian official delegations to international negotiations on climate change and biological diversity, and to multilateral trade negotiations. Ms Oh has also represented Australia in negotiations to develop a comprehensive regional fisheries management regime in the Pacific islands. She has worked on Pacific islands economic development and governance issues, on which she has published a number of articles.
Ms Oh holds a Master of Arts in Modern and Medieval Slavonic Languages from the University of Cambridge, and a Master of Public and International Law from the University of Melbourne. She speaks Mandarin, French and Russian. She is married
with two children.
Hosted by the Asia Institute Tasmania