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Executive Director, International Operations, Austrade

Biography

Grame Barty is a senior executive with over 30 years of international business and government experience in innovation commercialisation, marketing, trade and investment incorporating with multinationals, foreign companies and government agencies. He has been a successful information technology entrepreneur, developing a software product that was sold globally. He started, and grew the company HarvestRoad Limited securing funding through venture capital and an IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange. As a senior executive in Austrade, he has influenced and implemented government policy in international trade, developed and marketed new products, negotiated international multiparty agreements, and secured numerous foreign direct investment and collaborative research opportunities, particularly in the information technology, bio-fuels, water sustainability and management sectors. He is regarded as one of Austrade’s experts on Latin America.