David Olsson

David Olsson
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King & Wood Mallesons

A leading financial sector lawyer, David specialises in Sino-foreign cross-border investments, market-entry strategies and regional market development. In a career spanning four decades, he has worked around the globe in Hong Kong, Beijing, London and Bahrain.

  • National President and Chair of the Australia China Business Council.
  • Chair of the Renminbi Internationalisation Working Group.
  • Former Managing Partner at King & Wood Mallesons.
  • Former Chair of the Australian Chamber of Commerce, Beijing.
  • Has served on the boards of the Australia China Council, Australia-China Business Council and the Banking and Financial Services Law Association.
  • Appointed a New Colombo Plan Business Champion by Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in November 2016


David Olsson


LLB '79

Years at ANU

1975 to 1979

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