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 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 investments)
  • Chairman & DIrector of Investment Opportunities Australia
  • Associate & Adviser, Andrew Stoner & Associates  facilitating business & talent to Australia
  • Director, Vice Chair, Food Recycle Pty Ltd www.foodrecycle.com
  • Vice Chairman, Sports Aviation Flight College Australia Ltd (SAA)
  • Vice Chair, Slasher Teck Ltd
  • Director, Drones Innovation Ltd
  • Director, Vice Chair, Aquaculture Industries Australia Ltd
  • Vice Chairman, Earn & Learn Pty Ltd www.earnlearn.com.au
  • Adviser, Lorgan Technologies International
  • Adviser, Australis Institute od Technology and Education
  • President and Chairman of China HR Australia (2014 -2019)
  • President and Chairman of Asia HR Australia (2014 -2019)
  • Associate Director Sydney School of Protocol; Co-Founder & past Director of  Sydney School of Protocol -Asians in Australia
  • 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) 2003 – present
  • Ambassador, Business Events Sydney since 2009  www.besydney.com.au 
  • Ambassador of Australia China Business Week 2013-2014
  • Ambassador of Migration Alliance Australia  2014
  • Australian Representative of Sarawak Convention Bureau www.sarawakcb.com
  • Australian New Zealand Representative, Eng Kah Enterprise 2014
  • Board Member – Various companies 
  • Global Business Events Sydney Ambassador ( 2009 – 2019)
  • 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 – Consulting Services

• Chair, Investment Opportunities Australia Pty Ltd – Consulting Services

*Advisor, Andrew Stoner & Associates Pty Ltd – Consulting Services

• Ambassador of Vinnies CEO Sleepout – Charity for homeless services

• Board Trustee of St Vincents Clinic Foundation – healthcare reseach

*Non-Executive Director, Healthy North Coast

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

• Director, Vice Chair, SlasherTeck Ltd  & Drones Innovations Ltd

* Director, Vice Chair, Aquaculture Industries Australia

*Director, Vice Chair Food Recycle Ltd

*Director, Vice Chair, Earn & Learn Pty Ltd

• Registered Dentist in Australia (non-practising)

Past Roles

• Global Ambassador of Business Events Sydney

• SME Committee, Australia China Business Council

*Advisory Board – Global Talent Hub, Committee for Sydney

*President & Chair, China HR Pty Ltd

• President & Chair, Asia HR Pty Ltd, Director, India HR Pty Ltd

• Ambassador of Australia Business Forum

*• Ambassador of Migration Alliance

• 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)

* Associate, Sydney School of Protocol

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