India: the new frontier – resource sector opportunities

India: the new frontier - resource sector opportunities

Nov 14
CEDA welcomes Australia-India Council Board Chair, Ashok Jacob, and Trading Nation Consulting Partner, Mike Adams to address Trustees on opportunities for Australia's resources and energy sector.


Mike Adams, Partner, Trading Nation Consulting
Ashok Jacob, Chair, Australia India Council

Event overview

Join Ashok Jacob and Mike Adams in a roundtable discussion on how Australia's largest growing export industry can capitalise on the world’s fastest growing economy, and what happens if we don't.

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the keynote speaker

Ashok Jacob
Chair, Australia India Council

Mr Jacob is the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Ellerston Capital. He is also a Director of Thorney Opportunities Ltd, MRF Ltd (Chennai, India) and a member of Australia’s Trade, Tourism and Investment Policy Advisory Council chaired by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment. Mr Jacob holds an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science from St Joseph's College, Bangalore, India.

Meet the speaker

Mike Adams
Partner, Trading Nation Consulting

Mr Adams is a former Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade economist with extensive experience in trade policy. He was Australia’s economic counsellor in Beijing from 2000 to 2004 and commercial counsellor in Wellington from 1989 to 1992. He holds a PhD in economic history from the University of Hull. He is the co-author of Trading Nation: Advancing Australia’s interests in world markets, and of the New Frontiers series of reports for the Minerals Council of Australia on opportunities for Australian mining and mining services in Asia. The latest report in the New Frontiers series is a detailed country study of India.

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