Academic Staff

Mr Geoff Short


Senior Research Fellow


Geoff has held a number of senior public and private sector positions including Director, Legal Branch, Australian Customs Service; Senior Consultant in indirect tax with global accounting firm Touche Ross (now Deloitte); and Partner with international law firm, Baker & McKenzie and has enabled him to develop a comprehensive knowledge of international trade regulation along with expert government relations skills.

Geoff's business and government networks have grown through regular assignments in Asia and through his active membership of many regional and international business councils. 

He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; a Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce and Deputy Chair of its Trade and Government Committee; and is a member of the Australia-China Business Council.

Geoff holds Bachelors degrees in Law and Economics from the Australian National University and a Master of Laws from the University of Technology, Sydney.

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