Patrick Hafenstein

Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner – Taiwan

Patrick Hafenstein commenced as commissioner for Taiwan in April 2018. He has extensive experience in business development, sales and marketing, and trade and investment between Queensland and global markets.

As a Queensland Government trade officer and then Group Manager in international education and training, he delivered multiple export deals, successful international marketing campaigns, and major projects in global markets.

Prior to his appointment as commissioner, Patrick lived in Taiwan for 12 years and speaks advanced-level Mandarin. He is passionate about international collaboration, knowledge exchange, innovation, and long-lasting mutually beneficial business relationships.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Griffith University.

Patrick Hafenstein, Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner – Taiwan

TIQ office Taiwan


Level 27, 11 Songgao Road
Xinyi District
Taipei 11073

Tel: +886 2 2723 0656