Trade & Investment Commissioner, NSW Government, Australia
Mr Rohit Manchanda has been the NSW Trade & Investment Commissioner for India since October 2009. He is responsible for attracting foreign direct investment, promoting trade and maintaining high-level government and business relationships for NSW. Rohit was a finalist for the NSW Premier’s (Chief Minister) Public Service Awards for 2018.
Rohit’s career of over 25 years has included roles in both the public and the private sector. Prior to his current role, Rohit was the Chief Representative in India for the Mayor of London’s Office and the London Development Agency (LDA). From 2002 to 2007, Rohit worked for the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) in Mumbai and was awarded the ‘Global Austrader Award’ in 2006.
Rohit started his career in marketing roles with Jindal South West (JSW), a leading Indian steel company. He then joined Expopoint Software, specialising in software and direct marketing activities for business events. Rohit established the Singapore office of Expopoint, leading the South-East Asian operations of the company through markets in India, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore.
Rohit holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing.