Secretary-General, The Global Foundation, Australia


Day 1 – 13 Nov 2017

SESSION ONE: The New Geopolitics: The Role of China in an Uncertain World | 10.50 am - 12.30 pm

Mr. Steve Howard is a global strategist and business adviser. He presently leads a global initiative on improving ethical and effective global governance and works with world leaders to fnd common ground on complex world issues. He has recently been appointed an International Advisor to the President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. He has convened and chaired numerous global meetings on most continents and is a regular speaker at international events.

Over the past 30 years, Mr. Howard has helped create and lead a number of non-proft organisations, including The Global Foundation (www.globalfoundation.org.au) where he is the founding Secretary General from 1998 to the present. The Foundation is a pre-eminent citizens’ organisation, helping in the promotion of better global governance, integration and progress, including developing a strategy for Asia’s infrastructural development and food security. He has led the renaissance strategy for Melbourne in Australia in the early 1990’s and prior to that, the tourism strategy for Sydney. He is the Vice-Chairman of the Asian M & A Association.

Mr. Howard was educated at Deakin University in Australia and the London Business School, under a British Government scholarship. He has been awarded the Chevalier of the Order of Merit for his contribution to France-Australia relations.