Insights on the Texas Economy with Australian Consul General Alastair Walton
Date: Wednesday July 19, 2017
Time: Registration – 7:15 am – 7:30 am; Program – 7:30 am – 8:30 am; Networking – 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Location: BHP, 1500 Post Oak Blvd, Houston TX, 77056
Tickets: Members: $35; Non-Members: $55; Students: $25 (Ticket price will include light refreshments.)
Parking: Visitor parking is complimentary
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Alastair J.M. Walton is the Australian Consul-General and Senior Trade Commissioner – Houston. Alastair is a career investment banker who was most recently Chairman of BKK Partners, an independent corporate advisory firm which provides financial, corporate and regulatory advice to companies, governments and institutions in the Asia Pacific region.
Alastair is a former Co-Chairman and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs Australia. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Alastair worked with Credit Suisse First Boston for 14 years in Tokyo, New York, Melbourne, Sydney, London, and lastly in Hong Kong as Head of Investment Banking for Non-Japan Asia.
From 2007 to 2015, Alastair served as President and Chairman of the Board of the European Australian Business Council, a peak business association of major companies working closely with Australian and European governments to promote two-way trade and investment and a free trade agreement between Australia and the European Union. In this capacity he has led high-level Business Missions to Brussels and other European capitals with the Australian Governor-General, Minister for Trade and Investment and the Minister for Finance.