We speak with Daniel O’Toole, Senior Adviser for Space within the Sector Team for Defence, Space and Infrastructure at the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade).
In addition to his role at Austrade, Daniel has also served as partial secondee at the Australian Space Agency since 2018. In this capacity he works on joint Austrade-Space Agency initiatives that help promote the growth of the Australian space industry through international market programs and opportunities.
Prior to joining Austrade in 2016, Daniel worked for two Japanese organisations that worked to build partnerships in Australia. He worked for the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals Organisation (JOGMEC), where he led research on issues impacting the local minerals market. He then worked for the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) in Sydney, helping to connect Australian and Japanese businesses and increase two way trade and investment between Japan and Australia.
Daniel holds a Bachelor of International Studies from the University of New South Wales and a Masters of Strategic Affairs from the Australian National University.
Recorded for Australia in Space TV, Friday, 29 July 2022 (Due to a technical issue the video version is not available)
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