Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner – ASEAN
Market coverage: ASEAN Nations
Shannon Leahy commenced as Queensland Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner to ASEAN in October 2023.
He brings to the role more than 15 years of international market development experience, leading trade and investment teams across ASEAN. Shannon’s leadership experience in the region extends to his roles as Austrade’s Trade Commissioner to Hanoi, Vietnam (2018-22), and Austrade’s Trade Commissioner to Indonesia (2013-2016). As Trade Commissioner to Vietnam, he led Austrade’s inward investment and trade diversification strategy.
Prior to his Austrade career, Shannon held senior policy and ministerial adviser roles in state government, including to South Australia's Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Investment and Trade.
Shannon holds a Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) from Flinders University and a Graduate Certificate in Finance from Deakin University.
Trade and Investment Queensland office: Vietnam
Unit 10.02, Friendship Tower,
31 Le Duan Str Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Telephone +65 8125 2352