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Andrew Yong Executive Officer, China Economic and Trade Section, North Asia Branch Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade

Countries of expertise Cambodia, Malaysia

Work sector Government

Asian languages spoken Malay

Location Canberra, Australia

Other Available to travel up to 50 kilometres
Available for Available for virtual interactions via Skype or other electronic means, Having students visit you in your workplace


Andrew has worked with the Department of Foreign Affairs for seven years, including a three year posting to the Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur. His previous role was in DFAT's Brisbane office and included business liaison, trade advocacy and outreach, and public diplomacy activities. After completing an Applied Science degree at the University of Sydney, Andrew worked in the aid and development sector throughout the Asia-Pacific region. In 2005, he worked in Phnom Penh for a local organisation that improved the lives of land mine affected Cambodians through sport and physical activity.

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