Meet the Commissioner for Victoria to China – Tim Dillon

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Engagement with China is very important to Victoria, both strategically and economically.

The rapid pace of innovation and industrialisation in the region, along with the growth of the Chinese middle-class, is creating new trends of global production, trade and investment. This presents significant opportunities for Victorian businesses and key industry sectors.

Appointed as the Commissioner for Victoria in China in September 2014, Tim Dillon is based in Shanghai and heads up the Victorian Government Trade and Investment (VGTI) network in China, helping Victorian businesses to connect with Chinese markets.

Tim brings significant experience to his position, having previously served as the Commissioner for Victoria in South East Asia (2009-2014) and as the Executive Director of the Tokyo office (2004-2009).

In this video, Tim explains some of what’s needed to build successful business relationships, and why he loves living and working in China.