Associate  – Present (4 years) Auckland, Melbourne, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai

An associate with CBA Group, David Twine brings executive international leadership experience from the private sector, government and diplomatic service.

CBA assists corporates and governments in the development and execution of transformational and differentiating strategies, change management and in building organisational capability and capacity. Our advisory clients and market specialisation span NZ, Australia, the Pacific Islands, India, China and ASEAN.

Formerly a global mining and energy MNC Executive and Country President/MD with deep experience across APAC and Middle East, especially ASEAN and India. Recruited from BHP Billiton by the Australian Government as Australia's most senior commercial diplomat in Asia-Pacific (APAC) specifically for multinational strategic leadership experience, networks and knowledge of key markets, industries and companies across APAC, to build closer strategic trade and investment links between Australia and its priority APAC tradeing relationships..

Working within Government with access to the Prime Ministerial office, senior Officials and Ministers has been pivotal to maintaining, building and creating new relationships with trading partners in the region. Equally, access to highest levels of governments within countries of the APAC region has assisted with substantial two-way business growth for Australia and Australian companies as well as NZ and APAC companies investing in and/or partnering with Australian companies for business in Asian markets.

David has also led a number of strategic initiatives at the intersection of International Development, Humanitarian Assistance and Trade and Investment promotion and facilitation.  David has led a business advisory and global practice network of over 500 people.

He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD), a nomenclature reserved for Australia's top tier of eminent directors and leaders of corporate governance.

ASSOCIATE - CBA Group (2012 - present)

  • Management consulting and executive advisory roles delivering strategic international business leadership specialising in ASEAN, Asia-Pacific, Europe, New Zealand and Australia.

DAVID TWINE FAICD           (2012 - present)

  • Portfolio of non-Executive Directorships and Board/C-level advisory roles to the private and public sectors delivering strategic international business leadership specialising in transformation leadership, investment management (FDI), private equity, investment banking, international trade and international development assistance across Asia, Pacific, Middle East, and Australia.

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