Working in the USA - Panel Members
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23 MARCH 2015




Jan Muir
Evaluation Officer, UN Headquarters

Jan Muir is Canberra-born and worked in academia and government before joining the UN in New York in 2008. The pathway was a winding one, though, and has traversed agricultural economics, small business policy, foreign exchange markets, telecommunications, and assessing the return from investment in government-funded research. In the UN she evaluates the effectiveness of the UN’s peacekeeping work.


Markos Moya
Managing Director, Raines International

Markos leads Raines International’s Technology, Media, and Telecom (TMT) Practice, as well as its Diversity Practice across all industries and functional areas. With a commitment to achieving his clients’ needs on an international basis, he has a passion for conducting search assignments at the global level. Markos’ recent placements include CEO and CTO positions in the telecom industry; Chief Sales positions in the technology and services industries for Fortune 50 and Fortune 200 companies; and senior strategy and finance positions in the retail, manufacturing, and life sciences industries.

Markos received his MBA from Columbia University and his BA in Electronic Engineering from the University of Western Australia. He has been a featured industry speaker on the issues of diversity recruiting and talent retention, and has served as an expert source on topics of global business processes and the global impact of telecommunications services on economic development. He has appeared on numerous media outlets including Fox News, Fox Business, Communications News, and International Herald Tribune, and in numerous industry-specific trade publications.


Liz Walsh
Brand Marketing Director, Forbes

Liz Walsh is a Brisbane born Marketing professional with twelve years’ experience building and executing strategies across Australia, Europe and the Middle East.  Each region has demanded an entirely new start across multiple industries (Tech, Architecture, Aviation)  in highly competitive and culturally unique markets.  

Most recently, Liz managed the Global PR & Marketing launch for the new $17bn Airport project with Qatar Airways, and is currently the Brand Marketing Director at Forbes Media.

Liz is a passionate advocate for professional women and was a member of The Qatar International Businesswomen Forum (QIBF) who are responsible for convening & promoting women in business in the Middle East.





With over 20 years experience, Belinda has developed a broad range of skills as a Business Consultant to organizations of all sizes in many sectors. Since arriving in New York City she has developed a diverse consulting business, Prosell International, which provides a range of advice from assisting international companies in developing their market entry strategy in the USA to improving the profitability of established organizations.

Her client base ranges from sole operators to large corporations. Previous and current clients include: NBC Comcast, Dell Computers, News Corporation, Telstra and British Telecom to name a few. Some industries she has worked with include hospitality, retail, telecoms, health, publishing, manufacturing, banking, airlines and digital media.

Her personal passion is in the people development space. She frequently advises Human Resources Departments, as well as provides career coaching guidance to individuals. At this event she will be sharing many tips she has learnt since arriving in the Big Apple.

“I am so grateful to have had B.J. as a business mentor in the USA. She has provided me with invaluable career advice and coached me, as an Australian in New York City, to successfully navigate the American business world. With her bright personality and astute business knowledge, I am forever impressed how her networks extend across such a broad range of industries.” –Nathan Subramanian

The American Australian Association strengthens and encourages ties 
between the United States and Australia through corporate, educational, economic, 
social and cultural activities and people to people exchange.

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