Dr Geoff Raby

Co-Chair, China Business Group.

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Geoff Raby

With a long and distinguished career in foreign affairs, Dr Raby is consistently sought after for his perspective on Australia’s standing on the global stage.

As Co-Chair of Corrs’ China Business Group, the former Australian Ambassador to The People’s Republic of China brings an unrivalled insight of China’s market and Australia’s relationship with this emerging economic power.

Dr Raby held various postings throughout Asia and Europe since joining the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1986.

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With a long and distinguished career in foreign affairs, Dr Raby is consistently sought after for his perspective on Australia’s standing on the global stage.

As Co-Chair of Corrs’ China Business Group, the former Australian Ambassador to The People’s Republic of China brings an unrivalled insight of China’s market and Australia’s relationship with this emerging economic power.

Dr Raby held various postings throughout Asia and Europe since joining the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1986.

He was Deputy Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade from November 2002 to November 2006. Dr Raby held a number of senior positions in DFAT, including First Assistant Secretary, International Organisations and Legal Division (2001-2002), Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organisation, Geneva (1998-2001) and First Assistant Secretary, Trade Negotiations Division (1995-1998). He was Australia's APEC Ambassador from November 2002 to December 2004.

His deep knowledge and experience of China’s government, the way they do business and their resources industry is invaluable for clients building business in China, and essential to facilitating continued opportunities for the firm’s Chinese clients in Australia.


If you would like to contact Dr Geoff Raby, please call Jennifer Burdis on +61 3 9672 3596 or email jennifer.burdis@corrs.com.au.

“Geoff has been a first-class ambassador for Australia” Kevin Rudd, Former Australian Foreign Affairs Minister
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