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Appointment of Zoe McKenzie to Committee of Management

The Committee for Mornington Peninsula is delighted to announce the appointment of Zoe McKenzie to its Committee of Management.

Committee for Mornington Peninsula President, Shannon Smit said, “Zoe brings with her a wealth of experience in trade, investment, tourism and systems of government, and an authentic passion for the Mornington Peninsula as a local resident.”

 “We look forward to working with Zoe as part of the CfMP Committee of Management and drawing on her breadth of expertise to drive our vision for an even better Mornington Peninsula,” Ms Smit said.

Zoe is Principal of Trade and Investment Advisory, a firm which advises Australian and international entities on their market expansion into Australia or into one of Australia’s current or future Free Trade Agreement partners. 

 Prior to this role, Zoe was Chief of Staff to the Trade, Investment and Tourism Minister, where she worked on the China, Japan, South Korea and Singaporean trade deals, as well as the Trans Pacific Partnership and lead-in work on future free trade agreements with Europe and Indonesia. She has also held policy development roles in education, the arts and the law. 

Before working in Government, Zoe practiced as a commercial lawyer in one of Australia’s largest law firms, and was a strategic adviser to the CEO of a major professional services firm.

Zoe is a board member of the Australia Council for the Arts, the NBN and the University of Melbourne Humanities Foundation. She is also an Advisory Board member of the National Careers Institute, French Australian Chamber of Commerce, the Australian British Chamber of Commerce Trade Policy Sub-Committee, the Screen Producers Export Advisory Board.
 Zoe’s appointment fills the vacant position left by the resignation of the Hon Bruce Billson upon his appointment as Australia’s Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman.


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