State office directors
Director New South Wales State Office
Ms Trudy Witbreuk
Ms Trudy Witbreuk is currently the State Director, NSW State Office of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
In 2021, Ms Witbreuk served as Chargé d’Affaires a.i. at the Australian Embassy in Brussels. Ms Witbreuk was previously First Assistant Secretary, Regional Trade Agreements Division, and was the Chief Negotiator for the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement. She also led DFAT’s work on trade advocacy and outreach.
Ms Witbreuk has extensive trade policy experience in DFAT, including serving as Australia’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organisation in Geneva, and as Counsellor Trade Policy in Washington during negotiation of the Australia US Free Trade Agreement. She has also served in a senior role in the Trade and Agriculture Directorate of the OECD.