John Rees

Trade and Investment Director
+44 (0) 207 520 9102

What do you love most about Adelaide, South Australia?

Combination of serious business and laidback lifestyle.

Describe your role in 5 words.

Bringing Adelaide to Europe’s attention

Describe Adelaide in 5 words.

Welcoming, Refreshing, Interesting, Fun, Friendly

South Australia project or announcement that most excites or intrigues you?

SEA1000 – the plan to build 12 submarines in Adelaide. The logistics are mind-blowing.

My unknown talent I wish I could add to my CV?

I record voiceover for blind children’s books.

What do you love about London and Europe?

So many diverse cultures and languages side by side – and that’s just London!

If you could buy and live in any building in London/ Europe, what would it be?

Penthouse flat in Montmartre, just for the view

Best business advice – to give or have been given?

Have a Plan B

Tell us something 3 things about yourself that your colleagues would not know about you?

  • Was a huge Status Quo fan in my youth;
  • Was expelled from school for sitting my mate’s O level for him;
  • Have five godchildren
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