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AdamVai Delaney
Adviser , Queensland Parliamentary Services
Cairns, Australia
Over 20 years professional experience in public programme implementation, multilateral environmental treaty negotiations and private business development including in Indigenous communities.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
Professional Experience:
30 years working at a range of scales across diverse work environments, landscapes and cultures to help people achieve environmental, social and economic progress;
20 years in the public (Government) sector – Papua New Guinea Government Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Prime Minister’s Office, Queensland Parliamentary Services, and Australian Government Agency – Torres Strait Regional Authority;
5 years corporate and development advisory – marketing, government relations, business and economic development and 5 years community development - PNG Conservation, PNG/Melanesian Arts Development – Literary, Music, Media;
5 years working with Indigenous people in Papua New Guinea, Cape York and Torres Strait (Australia) supporting their aspirations to transform their lives through a balance of economic development, enterprise and conservation;
6 years working as a Senior Adviser in a multilateral organisation in the Pacific Islands region, focused on enhancing regional engagement in international fora and broadening the partnership base of Pacific Island Countries;
6 years serving in the global policy-making arena as a permanent United Nations Country Representative, working with other Member States, on global policies and programs of interest to developing countries, in particular, Small Island Developing States, such as; regional security and peace-building, decolonisation, Climate Change, Biodiversity and Forestry, Sustainable fisheries practices, development financing and governance;
5 years Business Advisory/Consultancy experience applying international relations, government expertise and corporate management tools to support business improvement, increase sales, articulate operational expansion, communications strategies and penetration of new markets, and marketing for private sector clients.
Business Administration from Uni of South Pacific, Fiji Islands
Studied in PNG and at Fordham University as well.
Affiliations and Achievements:
Real Estate Institute of QLD
Australian Institute of Management
Indigenous Business Australia

Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Motu and Tok Pisin
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