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Penny Alexander
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Penny is a Managing Associate at the law firm, Allens Linklaters and a member of the firm’s Energy, Resources and Infrastructure group. Penny specialises in both advisory and transactional work in...
Heather Chai
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Heather is an international relations, advocacy and public relations professional. A former diplomat, she has represented Australia in Tokyo and in Vientiane, as well as at the United Nations. In...
Jarrod Clague
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Jarrod is an educational program developer based in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka. Over the past three years, he has worked on educational initiatives aimed at preparing Japan’s youth for a global future,...
Joshua Flannery
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Joshua has been the driving force behind the University of New South Wales startup community. Through UNSW Innovations, he has managed the UNSW startup program since its 2012 launch. He is also a...
Gentaro Habu
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Gentaro is a multilingual professional based in Tokyo, well-regarded in the Australia-Japan business world for his commitment to bilateral relations. After completing his education in the UK,...
Krystal Hartig
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Krystal is a Research and Program Assistant at the Perth USAsia Centre. She currently develops and manages a range of programs that focus on Northeast Asia and the Australia-Asia-U.S. Partnership...
Aya Haruyama
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Aya is an Equity Research Associate with Macquarie Capital Securities (Japan), covering listed gaming and internet companies. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Finance and...
Nathan Herman
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Nathan works for ANZ in the Loan Syndications team, based in Hong Kong. His role focuses on connecting borrowers and investors across the broad Asia/ Pacific region, with a specific mandate for...
Matthew Khoo
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AJYD Alumni Officer

Matthew joined the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) as a Defence Scientist in 2006. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) and Bachelor of Computer Science (with Honours) from...
Celeste Koravos
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Celeste is a Senior Associate in Corrs’ Construction and Japan Business Groups. Celeste advises on the procurement and delivery of infrastructure and construction projects. She has a personal...
Takeshi Kurihara
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Takeshi is a journalist at NHK, Japan Broadcasting Corporation. After receiving his BA degree from the University of Tokyo, he started his journalism career in the city of Okayama in western...
Cristina Merino
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Cristina Merino is Executive Director of the Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan. Before joining the Chamber, Cristina was Business Development Manager at Meat & Livestock...
Ayako Mie
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Ayako is a strategic communications and media expert. Recently she joined MetLife Japan as Group Manager, Integrated Content Management, Corporate Communication, after more than 16 years as a...
Kanna Mihara
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Kanna was born in Chiba, near Tokyo in 1981. She grew up surrounded by music and art, which are still important influences on her. Her dream was to become a Broadway musical dancer, but her strong...
Kylie Pinder
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Kylie joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) as a graduate trainee in 2016. In 2016 Kylie graduated from the Australian National University’s Master of International Relations...
Dr Tomohiko Satake
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Tomohiko Satake is a senior research fellow at the policy simulation office of the National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS) located in Tokyo. He specializes in alliance studies, Japanese...
Manabu Sawa
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Manabu is a Sydney-based project finance banker with Mizuho Bank. Born in Tokyo, he spent few years in San Francisco before returning to Japan and studying at the Keio University (BA in...
Mana Takahashi
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Mana is pursuing a PhD degree in comparative law, at Nagoya University. Her current research explores the role of law and justice assistance for enhancing people’s access to justice in small...
Dr Nobuhiko Tamaki
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Dr Tamaki is a project researcher at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute, located at the University of Tokyo. He also serves as a lecturer at Kanagawa University, Aoyama Gakuin University,...
Kohei Tamura
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Kohei is the Manager - Special Projects/Innovation Partnerships at Rio Tinto. Based in the Tokyo office, he builds on the deep and multifaceted relationships between Rio Tinto and Japan. He is...

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