Elly Patterson commenced as Engagement Director at the Australia-Indonesia Centre in March 2014.
Prior to this Elly was the Director of Partnerships and Communications with Asialink for 3 years and has previously worked for 15 years in senior Asia-engaged roles for multinational companies as well as operating her own tourism marketing company. Elly speaks Japanese and basic Bahasa Indonesia. In addition, Elly has held various board positions (GAICD) and is currently enrolled in a Masters of Business Analytics (Data).
Having grown up in Jakarta and Bandung as a child, Elly has a strong interest in developing prosperous cultural and economic partnerships between Indonesia and Australia.