FEDERAL MEMBER FOR MOORE, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE
Ian was born in Singapore and migrated to Australia as a nine-year old. Ian holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in management and information systems and Master of Business Administration with Distinction. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, and Senior Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. He completed the Executive Development Program at the prestigious Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. With an extensive network of contacts in the ASEAN region and a passion for economic development Ian serves on government policy committees for Trade and Investment, and Industry, Innovation and Northern Australia. Ian is a strong advocate for State Development and the development of Northern Australia through downstream processing, value adding, and the commercialisation of Australian inventions and intellectual property.
REGIONAL DIRECTOR SINGAPORE, DEPARTMENT OF STATE DEVELOPMENT
John Catlin was appointed Regional Director Singapore in September 2015. He has an extensive history in government (Western Australia, Victoria, Commonwealth) with career experience in education, the arts, social policy, resource management, and indigenous issues. Mr Catlin was A/Deputy Director General Department of Premier and Cabinet prior to his appointment to the position in Singapore.