John Laxon

Director

John has more than 15 years’ international public affairs and policy experience in the Middle East, Asia and New Zealand.

John has more than 15 years’ international public affairs and policy experience in the Middle East, Asia and New Zealand.

Formerly a diplomat stationed in Riyadh and Singapore, he has worked with governments across the Middle East, Africa and Asia on international trade promotion and policy initiatives. During this time, he delivered multiple award-winning public affairs and destination marketing campaigns and secured bilateral agreements with a range of federal and regional government entities.

John previously served as a policy advisor to the New Zealand Government on energy, climate change and natural resource regulations, and led the New Zealand Treasury’s climate finance negotiations at the United Nations.

Culture Ministries and entities

Finance ministries

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and trade promotion

Foreign ministries and embassies

Ministers

Tourism

Trade ministries and agencies

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