Explorations Series (Wagga Wagga): US–Australian economic relations, exploring the bilateral benefits of our alliance and challenging misconceptions about America’s continued participation in the region

Start: 23rd Aug 2017 4:15pm
End: 23rd Aug 2017 5:15pm

Followed by light refreshments.

James A. Carouso
Chargé d'Affaires, a.i.
U.S. Embassy Canberra

James Carouso became the Chargé d'Affaires, a.i. upon the departure of Ambassador Berry in September, 2016. Mr. Carouso arrived to the U.S. Embassy Canberra as Deputy Chief of Mission in July 2016. Mr. Carouso is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor.
Following a fourteen year career in international banking and finance, James joined the U.S. Department of State in 1995. Since then he has served in a variety of economic and commercial roles in the Dominican Republic, South Africa, Australia, Thailand and Cyprus, including acting as a member of the U.S. teams negotiating Free Trade Agreements in Australia and Thailand. He also served as the Counselor for Economic Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta.
Prior to his assignment in Australia, James served as Director of the State Department Office responsible for relations with the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and East Timor.
James holds a degree in Economics from Hamilton College and a Masters in International Finance from the American Graduate School of International Management.

Venue / Address:
Charles Sturt University, Lecture Theatre, Building 21, Room 201, Boorooma Street Wagga Wagga (Follow the event parking signs to P5)

Contact Phone: (02) 6933 2292
Contact Email: Patricia Schipp, Regional Relations Assistant