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Australian Ambassadors and other representatives

Consul-General in Hong Kong, China

Ms Elizabeth Ward


Ms Ward is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She was Australia’s Chief Negotiator for the Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement, and the Chief Negotiator for Australia in negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Most recently she has served as First Assistant Secretary, in the Trade, Investment and Business Engagement Division, and has also been Chief Negotiator in the Regional Trade Agreements Division, and First Assistant Secretary, Office of Trade Negotiations. Ms Ward has served in Washington, New Delhi and Cairo.

Ms Ward holds a Master of Development Studies from Deakin University; a Bachelor of Economics; and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the Australian National University.

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