Dr Geoff Raby is an economist and diplomat. He went to Beijing in 1986 to serve as First Secretary (Economic) at the Australian Embassy. In 2007, he became the Australian Ambassador to China. In 2011, he started a business advisory firm called Geoff Raby & Associates in Beijing and there he made his home. Dr Raby is currently Chair of ACIAC’s Advisory Board and he has recently published The Geoff Raby Collection of Contemporary Chinese Art (2018).