About Us

David Livingstone

David Livingstone manages the Business Council’s global engagement agenda. 

David joined the Business Council of Australia in 2017 from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, where he had diplomatic postings in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

David also led the Australia’s intellectual property negotiations in the Free Trade Agreement with China, and in the WTO.

David previously worked as the Chief of Staff to the (Commonwealth) Parliamentary Secretary for Trade, and later Education.

David has been admitted to Practice in the Supreme Court of South Australia, and is currently an Adjunct Professor with the University of NSW, and Adjunct Professor with Federation University.