Regional Director, Greater China
Fiona Acheson is the Regional Director for Greater China based in Shanghai.
Fiona moved to China in October 2018. She oversees key relationships across the region and takes responsibility for the operations of NZTE’s offices in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Most recently Fiona was on NZTE’s Investment leadership team as an Investment Director with responsibility for the government’s cross-agency Investment Taskforce. In 2017, she was the Trade Commissioner in Guangzhou and previously Trade Commissioner for Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei from 2010 to 2013. She has led NZTE’s Diversity and Inclusion programme for the last two years.
Joining NZTE as Communications Director, Fiona was involved in business leveraging activities around the inaugural Air New Zealand flight to Shanghai and the New Zealand-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA). She has also been the Market Manager for South-East Asia where she led the ASEAN-Australia-NZ FTA and Malaysia-NZ FTA business leveraging programmes. Other roles at NZTE include Director of the Board and Ministerial team and Director NZ Inc Relationships.
Fiona is from the Nelson region of New Zealand, studied at the University of Otago and she has postgraduate business diploma from Massey University. Her background is in marketing and communications, including a stint running her own communications business while based in Nelson.
Contact our Shanghai office
Units 2801-2802A and 2806-2810,
28F Building 5 Corporate Avenue, No. 150 Hubin Road,
Huangpu District, SHANGHAI 200021,
People's Republic of China
Phone: +86 21 5331 7222
Fax: +86 21 6315 0378
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