AustCham Shanghai is led by a team at the Secretariat who look after the day-to-day operations of the Chamber. The Chamber has 4 departments across Membership, Events and Communications, Business Engagement and Finance and Administration.
CEO and Executive Director
Jack Brady is the CEO and Executive Director of AustCham Shanghai. Jack leads a team of staff across four departments and drives the Chamber’s mission to strengthen Australia-China business, government and community relationships. Jack is an Executive Director of the AustCham Shanghai Board of Directors and is responsible for the overall management of the Chamber including financial and human resource management.
Jack was previously the General Manager of the Chamber. Prior to joining AustCham Shanghai, Jack worked in Sydney with government relations and corporate communications firm GRACosway as the National Research and Policy Manager. Jack holds a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) from The University of Sydney.
Executive Assistant to the CEO and Executive Director
Jane Xia is the Executive Assistant to the CEO and Executive Director. She handles the CEO appointments and assists with his daily tasks running the Chamber. Jane also manages IT and other special projects including the China MBA program and AustCham Shanghai member insurance program. She has a Bachelor of Science majoring in Chemical Engineering & Technology from Chengdu University of Technology.
Judy Shen supports financial matters and general office administration tasks. Previous to joining AustCham Shanghai, Judy was a project assistant for a local shipping company. Judy has a maritime law degree from Shanghai Maritime University.
Senior Relationship Manager
Ali Groch is a Senior Relationship Manager at AustCham Shanghai and oversees the Member facing responsibilities of the Chamber across the full spectrum of membership types. Prior to AustCham Ali worked in a number of client facing roles, firstly in the Oil and Gas sector at BP Australia and secondly in the funds management industry at Pinnacle Investment Management.
Ali holds a Combined Bachelor of Business (Finance & Economics) and International Studies (China) from the University of Technology, Sydney.
Mike Cheung is a Relationship Manager at AustCham Shanghai and works with members to further their business interests by ensuring they have access to all the networking, support, advocacy and services that the Chamber provides.
Mike is responsible for working with members of the food and beverage and education industries. Prior to joining AustCham Shanghai, Mike was undertaking a Bachelor of International Relations and International Security at the Australian National University.
Alistair Sexton is a Relationship Manager at AustChamShanghai and works with members to further their business interests by ensuring they have access to all the networking, support, advocacy and services that the Chamber provides. Alistair is responsible for working with members of the Manufacturing, Sourcing and Supply Chain, and Technology industries. Prior to joining the Chamber Alistair worked as a project manager in an Australian manufacturing company in Brisbane.
Alistair holds a bachelor of International Business and a Bachelor of International Relations from Griffith University.
Miley Yin is a Relationship Associate at AustCham Shanghai and works with members to further their business interests. Miley is responsible for the admin support tasks of the membership team which includes CMS and keeping in touch with all the members.
Miley holds a master degree of Arts in English (Education/TESOL) from University of Southampton.
Business Engagement Manager
Ruby Yu is the Business Engagement Manager at AustCham Shanghai. In this role, Ruby works closely with the Senior Business Engagement Manager to coordinate business delegations and key projects and arranges professional development training programs. As a member of the newest department of the Chamber, Ruby is also involved in event management and the China HQ Program.
Prior to joining AustCham Shanghai, Ruby worked as Senior Consultant for top study-abroad agencies in Shanghai. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English (Education) from Shanghai International Studies University.
Stephanie writes, manages and maintains company policies as directed by the Board of Directors; works with the Chairman and CEO on governance related matters; manages internal audits, General Meetings and Board elections; and provides secretarial services for the Board of Directors and its Committees (Risk and Audit, HR and Nominations).
Stephanie Smith was previously the Senior Partnerships and Projects Manager at AustCham Shanghai with responsibility for the Chamber's outward-facing projects and strategic partnerships. Prior to joining AustCham Shanghai, Stephanie worked as a Treasury Analyst with Queensland Treasury. Stephanie is admitted as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Queensland and holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of International Relations (Business) majoring in Marketing and Public Relations from Bond University.
Madison Campbell is the Communications Manager at AustCham Shanghai, managing the corporate and digital profile of the Chamber. She is responsible for the marketing and communication of AustCham Shanghai and it’s member network.
Madison holds a Bachelor of International Studies (Asian Studies) from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT).
Connie Zhang is the Events Manager at AustCham Shanghaiand oversees all the Chamber’s activities and events for members, non-members and clients, ensuring that each is executed to the high level and standard expectedof the peak body for Australian business in Shanghai.
Connie holds a Bachelor of Hotel Management, Studies (China) from the Wuhan Business University.
Prior to joining AustCham Shanghai, Connie has six years of experience working in the tourism industry and foreign luxury five-star hotels in China such as Westin Wuhan and Sheraton Guilin.