Mr Kevin Hobgood-Brown is the Managing Director of HHK Advisory Pty Ltd, a corporate advisory firm which works on transactions involving Chinese enterprises in the global mineral resources industry.
Previously, he was an international law firm partner for 18 years, in which capacity he had postings in Beijing, San Francisco, Taipei and Sydney.
With a Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor degrees from the United States and a Diploma in Chinese Law, Mr Hobgood-Brown is a member of the California and Texas Bar Associations, and the Law Society of New South Wales.
He is a citizen of Australia and the United States and grew up in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
An active board executive, he has served as the National President of the Australia China Business Council from 2005 to 2008, Deputy Chairman of the Australian government’s eight-member Australia-China Council from 2007 and 2013; member of the Global Council of the Asia Society.
Mr Hobgood-Brown is also the Chairman of the Foundation for Australian Studies in China, a non-profit foundation created to support the BHP Billiton Chair of Australian Studies at Beijing University and to support the 41 Australian Studies Centres located at Chinese universities and institutes throughout China.