Level 17
501 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Australia

AmCham, in partnership with the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, and the Australia China Business Council present a unique opportunity to hear from the German Chamber’s President and CEO of the world's largest mining company, BHP.

International trade and investment are drivers of growth in many countries. Whilst Australia and Germany have benefited greatly from open trade and international competition, the international developments in the free trade sphere are complex and some countries even threatening the future of free trade.

In times when many of us thought that the case for FTAs has been made, it’s become evident that we need to engage further into a dialogue between the Indo-Pacific Region and other nations.

This exclusive business dinner with BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie (pictured below), provides attendees with an opportunity to hear his stance on the current global, regional and bilateral developments, including the Trump administration's recent announcements on tariffs and opportunities from the upcoming Australia-EU FTA.

About Andrew Mackenzie

Andrew was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of BHP effective from 10 May 2013. He joined in 2008 as Chief Executive Non-Ferrous with responsibility for over half of BHP's 100,000 strong workforce across four continents. His portfolio included Escondida in Chile, the world’s largest single source of copper.

Andrew has over thirty years experience in oil and gas, petrochemicals and minerals and has held senior positions in BP and Rio Tinto. He has been a non-executive Director of Centrica and has served on the Audit, Remuneration and Corporate & Social Responsibility committees. He has also chaired Demos, one of the UK’s most influential think-tanks.

About BHP

BHP is among the world’s top producers of major commodities including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. They also have substantial inter-est in oil, gas and energy coal.

BHP extracts and process minerals, oil and gas from their production opera-tions located primarily in Australia and the Americas. Their products are sold worldwide, with sales and marketing led through Singapore and Houston, United States.

BHP’s global headquarters are in Melbourne.

Dinner details

Date: Thursday 10 May 2018
Venue: RACV Club – Level 17, 501 Bourke Street Melbourne
Time: 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Cost: Members $149, non-members $199. Table of 10: $1490 (members), $1990 (non-members)
Cancellation: by 2 May 2018

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