David Morris

David Morris is a distinguished former Australian and multilateral diplomat, senior policy adviser and international consultant who advises on risks and opportunities in the international business environment.  

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) and advocates for business leadership in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 

Mr Morris is Senior Expert for China, East Asia, Australia and the Pacific with LM Prisk Political Risk & Strategic Advisory; Special Adviser, Sustainable Development, for Trans Pacific Advisory; independent non-executive director of AustChina Holdings Limited; and a member of the international advisory boards of 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, Institute of International, Political and Regional Studies, Corvinus University of Budapest, where he is conducting a prestigious European Union Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Research Network on Europe-Asia relations, while completing a PhD in international relations.  He has an MBA from Henley Business School and BA (Honours) from the University of Sydney.