Dr Caroline Hong

Dr Caroline Hong, FAICD  about_portrait_1206

BDS. GDHA. MHA. FSAE. FADI. AFCHSM. CHE. FAICD.

Dr Caroline Hong is the new face of modern Australia.

An Asian Australian Business Woman, Business Owner and Community Leader in an Asian Century, with a unique and diverse background over 30 years in Business, Healthcare, Government, Community & Associations.

A community and business leader adding cultural, professional, gender & ethnic diversity to the Asian and Australian boardrooms.

Over 30 years in Business, Healthcare, Government,  Community & Associations including:

Business

  • Founder & CEO of CH Asia Australia Pty Ltd (Dr Caroline Hong – International Asia Australia Business Consulting, trade and investements)
  • Associate & Adviser, Andrew Stoner & Associates  facilitating business & talent to Australia
  • Vice Chairman, Sports Aviation Flight College Australia Ltd (SAA)
  • Vice Chair, Slasher Teck Ltd
  • President and Chairman of China HR Australia
  • President and Chairman of Asia HR Australia
  • Associate Director Sydney School of Protocol; Co-Founder & past Director of  Sydney School of Protocol -Asians in Australia 
  • Director, Vice Chair, Aquaculture Industries Australia Ltd
  • Director, Drones Innovation Ltd
  • Strategic Consultant, Accessible Publishing Systems
  • Director, Australian Bridge Solutions Ltd
  • Director, Future Asset Management International Ltd  Jan 2016 – May 2017
  • Founding CEO of the SME Association of Australia 2011-2013
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) since 2003
  • Ambassador of Australia China Business Week 2013-2014
  • Ambassador of Migration Alliance Australia www.migrationalliance.com.au
  • Australian Representative of Sarawak Convention Bureau www.sarawakcb.com
  • Australian New Zealand Representative, Eng Kah Enterprise
  • Board Member – Asia companies
  • Business Events Sydney Ambassador, Association/NFP Executive (16+ years) and Mission Leader to Asia/China

 

Healthcare

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Adelaide 1983
  • CEO of the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine 2001-2011
  • First woman CEO of the Australian Dental Association NSW & ACT 1997-2001
  • Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry Internationale (ADI) since 2001
  • Associate Fellow and former NSW Councillor of the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM)
  • Board Trustee Member of the St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation, Sydney since 2011 – current

 

Government 

  • 7 years experience in the South Australian Government sector in healthcare and leadership roles
  • 8 years experience in the NSW Government sector in healthcare and leadership roles
  • Representative of South Australian Government in the healthcare delegation to Shandong, China in 1987
  • Key leadership role in the implementation of the Commonwealth Dental Health Program scheme in Northern Sydney Area Health Service, NSW Government service
  • Developed the NSW Government strategic plan for public dental services 1995
  • Member of the Federal Government Diagnostic Imaging Review Committee (Medicare items)

 

Community, Associations & NFPs – Honorary roles

  • Key leadership role in community and associations, Not-for-Profit organistaions
  • Honorary Adviser, Australia China Investment Group
  • Honorary Adviser, Australia Malaysia Singaporean Association
  • Hon Member, Australia China Economics Trade & Culture Association
  • Former Hon Secretary  & Business Director, Australia Chinese Cultural Council
  • Hon Advosry Board, Ethnic Business Awards
  • Former Hon Judging Panellist, SME MyBusiness Awards
  • Former Hon Judging Panellist, HKABA Business Awards
  • Former Hon Judging Panellist, Suzhou Start-Up Competition Awards
  • Hon Judging Panellist, Real Estate Business Awards (2014 & 2015)
  • Former Board member, North Sydney Community Service
  • Former NSW Councillor, Australasian College of Health Service Management
  • Former NSW & ACT CEO of the Australian Dental Association
  • Former CEO, Australasian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Former Board and Vice President, Australasian Society of Association Executives
  • Former SA President of Australian Society of Endodonology (Dentistry)
  • Former Secretary /Treasurer of Australian Society of Endodonology (Dentistry)
  • Former Advisory Board, Australian Business Events
  • Former Committee member of various community, not for profit organisations
  • NSW Ambassador for the Vinnies CEO Sleepout charity for homeless services
  • Former Volunteer for various including Vinnies Food Van, North Sydney Community Service Linen service.
  • Former Volunteer Management Committee, President of Out of School Hours child care service
  • Volunteer mentor for young Chinese professionals in Sydney
  • Judging panel – Business Awards for Real Estate, Stock Broking, SMEs and various

 

Current Roles

• Founder & CEO, CH Asia Australia Pty Ltd

• Associate, Andrew Stoner & Associates Pty Ltd

• President & Chair, China HR Pty Ltd

• President & Chair , Asia HR Pty Ltd

Director, India HR Pty Ltd

• Director, Vice Chair, Sports Aviation Flight College Australia  Ltd (SAA)

• Director, Vice Chair, SlasherTeck Ltd

• Director, Co-Founder, Sydney School of Protocol Asians in Australia

* Director, Vice Chair, Aquaculture Industries Australia

* Director, Drones Innovation Ltd

* Director, Australian Bridge Solutions Ltd

* Strategic Consultant, Accessible Publishing Systems

• Ambassador of Migration Alliance

• Ambassador of Business Events Sydney

• Ambassador of Vinnies CEO Sleepout

• Board Trustee of St Vincents Clinic Foundation

• NSW SME Committee – Australia China Business Council

• Company Director – several family business projects in Australia and Asia

• Private consulting, business connections and business projects Australia and Asia

• Registered  Dentist 

• Advisory Board – CEO WORLD – From CEO to CEO

Past Roles

• Advisory Board – Global Talent Hub, Committee for Sydney

• Ambassador of Australia Business Forum

• Ambassador of Australia China Business Week, Melbourne, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Sydney.

• Director Business Relations – Australian Chinese Cultural Council Inc

• Board member, North Sydney Community Service Ltd, Crows Nest Community Centre

• NSW Councillor – Australasian College of Health Service Management

• Advisory Board – Australian Business Events Expo

• CEO, SME Association of Australia 2011 -2013 (Ambassador & Asia Business Adviser)

• CEO, Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine, 2001 -2011

• CEO, Australian Dental Association NSW/ACT, 1997 -2001

• Director, Government dental services, Private practice, University clinical tutoring in South Australia and NSW

• Vice President, Board member, AuSAE, Australian Society for Association Executives

• President, Executive Member, ASE, Australasian Society of Endodontolgy (Dentistry)

Education

• Company Directors Diploma – Australian Institute of Company Directors 2003 (Governance)

• University of NSW – Master in Health Administration 2000 (Business, Strategy, Finance, Healthcare)

• University of South Australia – Graduate Diploma in Health Administration 1987 (Business, Strategy, Finance, Healthcare, Law, Economics)

• University of Adelaide – Bachelor of Dental Surgery 1983