Chris Raciti Appointed to the Australia-Korea Foundation Board.

Congratulations to Chris Raciti, AustCham Korea Chairperson and ANZ Korea CEO for his appointment to the Australia-Korea Foundation (AKF) Board. Fellow appointees are appointments of Ms Jacinta Thompson and Dr Ruth Barraclough.

Ms Thompson is the Executive Director at the Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre at the University of South Australia. She was formerly the Artistic Director of the OzAsia Festival at Adelaide Festival Centre. She is on the steering committee of Asia Pacific Centre for Arts and Cultural Leadership and a member of the Association for Asia Pacific Performing Arts Centres.

Dr Barraclough is an Associate Professor at the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. She researches contemporary Korean history, gender studies and literature, and translates Korean literary fiction. Dr Barraclough’s second book Factory Girl Literature was translated into Korean in 2017 and spent 20 weeks on the history bestseller list in the Republic of Korea.

Full Media Release can be found here.