David Morris is a distinguished international expert on risks and opportunities in the international business environment. He has had a global career as diplomat, senior political adviser and international consultant. He was an Australian diplomat for a decade and recently represented the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in China as Pacific Trade and Investment Commissioner.
He is Vice Chair of the United Nations Sustainable Business Network for Asia Pacific, which advises the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). His international consultancy, David Morris Projects OÜ, harnesses a global network of experts to consult to organisations in Asia Pacific and Europe.
David is Senior Expert for China, East Asia, Australia and the Pacific with LM Prisk Political Risk & Strategic Advisory, and a member of the international advisory boards for the World Green Organisation and the Institute for Cultural Relations Policy. He is Senior Research Fellow, Research Center for Pacific Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University, and Research Fellow, Corvinus University of Budapest, where he is conducting an Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Research Network on Europe-Asia relations and completing a PhD in international relations.
He has an MBA from Henley Business School and BA (Honours) from the University of Sydney.