Her Excellency HK Yu PSM, FCPA (Australian Ambassador to the Philippines)

Her Excellency HK Yu PSM, FCPA

Australian Ambassador to the Philippines

Her Excellency HK Yu PSM, FCPA is the Australian Ambassador to the Philippines. Ms Yu is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy, Tokyo. In Canberra, she served as First Assistant Secretary, Middle East and Africa Division, and held a number of senior roles in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and in the Treasury. Ms Yu holds a Master of Taxation from the University of New South Wales (2000); a Graduate Diploma in Economics, Australian National University (2005): and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia (1990).

John Richardson

John Richardson

John Richardson is Vice President of AIIA Victoria and was Ambassador to Brazil from 2016 to 2018. Previously Mr Richardson was DFAT State Director Victoria, having served overseas as Ambassador to Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, and as DHM in Australia's Embassies in Germany and Thailand. In Canberra, his early career focussed on Australia’s economic relations with Asia particularly Japan.