Natalie Cope

Natalie is the CEO of the Australia China Business Council (NSW) where she is responsible for supporting member companies in their trade, investment and business engagement with China. She has spent her career focused on enhancing Australia’s relationship with China and the Region. Prior to her role with ACBC, Natalie was the Manager of Partnerships and Development at Asialink Business, Australia’s leading centre for building Asia capability, public understanding of Asia, and appreciation of Australia’s role in the Asian region.

Natalie was Australia’s 2015 Top Emerging Leader and MBA Scholar, receiving the 2015 Emerging Leaders MBA Scholarship by the University of Sydney Business School and The Australian Financial Review’s BOSS Magazine. She is the Ambassador of the Westpac Bi-Centennial Foundation, Asian Exchange Program and is a founding member and current Chair of the Australia-China Youth Dialogue the preeminent track two dialogue for emerging leaders from both countries. Natalie holds a BA/LLB (Hons) and GDLP, and is in her final year of an MBA.

Previous experience includes practising as a litigation lawyer in Sydney with an international firm, prior to which she worked in Beijing with one of China’s premier law firms.

Gavin Stewart - Marketing Director, Ashton Media About Gavin Stewart - Marketing Director, Ashton Media
Gavin Stewart is the Marketing Director and co-founder of Ashton Media, leaders in the creation, production and marketing of highly targeted, invitation-only, executive conferences. Gavin is an expert B2B marketer with over 13 years experience delivering event audiences. Specialties include: audience development, marketing strategy, email marketing, DM, SEO, SEM, analytics, social media, creative and sales.