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Victorian Government's International Victorian Government Business Offices

Victoria's global International Victorian Business Office (VGBO) network includes 18 representative offices in strategic international locations focused on foreign government relations.

VGBOs offer facilities and export-related assistance to Victorian company representatives visiting overseas markets. Ask what we can do for you by contacting our offices below.

China - Shanghai, Beijing, Nanjing, Chengdu, Hong Kong

India - Bangalore, Mumbai

Japan - Tokyo

Korea - Seoul

South East Asia - Kuala Lumpur

Indonesia - Jakarta

Americas - San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Washington DC

Middle East - Dubai

The United Kingdom and Europe - London, Frankfurt


Mr Tim Dillon
Commissioner for Victoria to Greater China
Email Tim Dillon

Mr Nick Yan
Senior Business Development Manager - Shanghai
Email Nick Yan

Mr Lei Song
Senior Business Development Manager - Beijing
Email Lei Song

Ms Sandy Gu
Trade and Investment Manager - Nanjing
Email Sandy Gu

Ms Sophia Li
Trade and Investment Manager - Chengdu
Email Sophia Li

Ms Jasmine Lu
Senior Business Development Manager - Hong Kong
Email Jasmine Lu


Ms Megan Phelan
Acting Executive Director, India
Email Megan Phelan

Mr Gopi Shankar
Trade Director - Bangalore
Email Gopi Shankar


Mr Adam Cunneen
Commissioner for Victoria to Japan
Email Adam Cunneen

Mr Joe Gayton
Trade Manager - Japan
Email Joe Gayton


Ms Jeong-Hee Bai
Project Management
Director, Trade and Investment - Seoul
Email Jeong-Hee Bai

South East Asia

Ms Helen Rowell
Acting Executive Director, South East Asia
Email Helen Rowell

Ms Suzanne Ong
Trade Director - Kuala Lumpur
Email Suzanne Ong


Mr Brett Stevens
Commissioner for Victoria to Indonesia
Email Brett Stevens

Mr Irawan Budianto
Trade Director - Indonesia
Email Irwan Budianto

The Americas

Mr Michael Kapel
Commissioner for Victoria to the Americas
Email Michael Kapel

Mr Brian Carnahan
Trade Director - San Francisco
Email Brian Carnahan 

Middle East, North Africa and Turkey

Mr John Butler
Commissioner for Victoria to the Middle East, Africa and Turkey
Email John Butler

Mr Kassem Younes
Regional Director, Trade - Middle East, Africa, Turkey, Russia & CIS countries
Email Kassem Younes

The United Kingdom and Europe

Ms Sonja Gibson
Acting Executive Director, London
Email Sonja Gibson

Ms Lorrin McCleery
Manager Trade and Government Programs
Email Lorrin McCleery