Regional Director - Japan and Korea
Sally has been leading the North East Asia South Australian presence since the opening of the Tokyo office in March 2019. Sally was previously in the wine industry in Japan for over 10 years before joining the Department for Trade and Investment. Through her role as Chair of the Australia and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan, she has a large network, spanning many industries.
Business Development Manager - Tokyo
Maiko joined the Department for Trade and Investment in October 2019. She was previously a Business Development Manager at Austrade Tokyo, leading both trade and investment activities across Japan in the areas of services and technology, in particular, creative and immersive technologies (gaming, virtual/augmented reality), fintech and startup eco-systems, as well as the food, wine and agribusiness sectors.
Myungjin (MJ) Kim
Senior Business Development Manager – Seoul
MJ started with the South Australia Government office in Seoul in August 2020. Before that she worked for Austrade for a number of years, specialising in wine, food, agribusiness, promotion of international education and investment attraction. MJ covers all sectors of opportunity at the Seoul office.
The North East Asia region, incorporating Japan and Korea, is home to some of the world’s most renowned innovation and hi-tech capabilities and has some of the largest and most diversified companies, presenting opportunities in renewable energy such as hydrogen, aged care, food, beverages and wine.