The ECA courses are delivered by experts in International Trade. Many of our presenters have worked in international trade and their areas of specialisation for over 40 years.
Dianne has a long and varied career in international trade promotion and facilitation. She has spent over 35 years handling export transactions and is Chair of the Export Council of Australia and its Education Committee. During the past 20 years Dianne has worked with the Australian Institute of Export and various other non-government and government agencies to teach and encourage exporters to achieve their global ambitions.
Peter joined the Australian Institute of Export in August 2004, and now works as a special adviser on Skills Development for the ECA.
Peter has previously enjoyed a long career in international banking, working in senior trade roles with Westpac, Citibank and Bank of America. He has also worked with Efic in the marketing of Credit Insurance products. Other business experience comes from serving as a Director of an Australian Information Technology company, Infocast, originally owned by Citibank; as well as managing a Business Coaching franchise.
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Group Managing Director, doq®
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"Our mission is to connect Australia and Japan – by using our local knowledge to service clients in the Asia Pacific region that we can grow with. This
allows us to develop cross-cultural marketing solutions that are mutually beneficial, both for our Australian and international partners. Being a part
of the ECA has been an important asset to our growth; setting a high bar to reach for, providing a valuable network, introducing us to new leads and
informing us of changing trends. We look forward to continuing to be the specialists in anything Japan-related and are proud to be associated with
Down Under Enterprises grows, produces, exports, and markets traceable and sustainable native Australian essential oils and botanicals. We source from their farm, Buhlambar, and also from small growers across Australia.
Founded in 1991 in a spare bedroom to sell Tea Tree Oil from Dee-Ann’s parents’ farm, Down Under Enterprises has since grown to support over three dozen Australian farming families.