This is a past event. Registration is closed. View other AustCham China events.
Michael Sadleir (Australian Consul-General in Guangzhou)

Michael Sadleir

Australian Consul-General in Guangzhou

Mr Michael Sadleir took up the role of Australian Consul-General in Guangzhou in March 2020. Mr Sadleir is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Prior to this assignment, he served most recently as Assistant Secretary, East Asia Branch and has previously served overseas in Beijing, Washington and Guangzhou. In Canberra he has worked with DFAT as Director, United Nations Security Council Taskforce; Director Consular Operations; and Executive Officer, China Economic and Trade Section. He was also Senior Adviser, Asia and Afghanistan, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Mr Sadleir holds a Master of Arts (Foreign Affairs and Trade) from Monash University; a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New South Wales; and a Graduate Diploma (Communications) from the University of Technology Sydney.

Michael Buckley (Deputy Consul-General at Australian Consulate-General in Guangzhou)

Michael Buckley

Deputy Consul-General at Australian Consulate-General in Guangzhou

Mr Michael Buckley is currently the Deputy Consul-General at the Australian Consulate-General in Guangzhou. He has been working at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade since 2013.

Prior to this, Mr Buckley worked in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and before that, at Australia’s Department of Immigration and Citizenship. Mr Buckley is a career public servant. Within the Department Affairs and Trade, he has worked on climate and energy issues, Australia-Europe bilateral relationships, and development cooperation with South East Asia, particularly Indonesia.

Mr Buckley holds a Bachelor of Science, a Bachelor of Laws and a Diploma of Legal Practice from the Australian National University.

Martin Ferreyra (Trade Commssioner at AUSTRADE)

Martin Ferreyra

Trade Commssioner at AUSTRADE

Martin Ferreyra is Austrade’s Trade and Investment Commissioner - South China. He is also Greater China Agribusiness Industry Lead.
Martin's experience includes Trade and Investment Commissioner – Africa, Austrade’s State Director - Northern Territory, and senior trade advisory roles in Australia, Mexico, and Peru.
Martin also has a thorough understanding of the internationalisation of businesses, coupled with a solid academic background. He has experience working with a diverse range of exporting companies across various sectors, including agribusiness, professional services, education, METS and major sporting events.
In academia, Martin has been an Associate Lecturer at two Australian universities – his subjects included multinational business finance, international marketing and export procedures.
His private sector experience includes roles as business development manager, market analyst, marketing manager, associate marketing consultant and freelance journalist.
He is multilingual, a Spanish native speaker, proficient in English, conversant in Portuguese, and has the basics of Italian. He is also an enthusiastic sportsman and traveller, with a particular interest in international politics and social responsibility.
Martin has an MBA from Charles Sturt University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Linguistics from Australian Catholic University, an International Marketing Diploma from Martin College in Sydney and studied law in Cordoba, Argentina.