Boyd Whalan

Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner – Indonesia

Boyd Whalan commenced as Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner, Indonesia in January 2024. Based in Trade and Investment Queensland’s Jakarta office, Boyd leads business opportunities across the archipelago while growing trade and partnership relationships between Queensland and Indonesia.

Prior to joining Trade and Investment Queensland, Boyd held the role of Vice President – Strategic Partnerships with Indonesian tech company Bukalapak. He previously worked with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade at the Australian Embassy (Jakarta), Australian Embassy (Beijing) and as a Trade Policy Advisor (Canberra). Prior to joining government, he was with Statkraft (Oslo) and has worked as an international volunteer ( Ghana).

Boyd holds a Bachelor of Arts (Political Economy and Chinese Studies) and a Masters (International Management).  He is fluent in Indonesian and speaks conversational Mandarin.

Trade and Investment Queensland office: Indonesia

AIA Central, 23rd Floor
Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 48A
Jakarta 12930

Tel: +62 (21) 3111 6133
Fax: +62 (21) 3111 6122