Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Register Registration Record
|Registrant - Individual|
|Full name||Vanessa Findlay|
|Other names the registrant is or has been known by|
|Occupation||Principal of private company|
|Activity type||Other activity (former Cabinet Minister or recent designated position holder)|
|Activity start date||08/10/2018|
|Activity end date|
Provision of advice to the Timorese government on coordination of capacity building and economic development efforts. This includes developing a whole-of-government approach to coordinating foreign development assistance in line with the economic diversification goals of Timor-Leste.
|Foreign principal type||Foreign government|
|Foreign principal commencement date||12/03/2019|
|Foreign principal cease date|
|Name of foreign principal||Government of Timor-Leste|
|Foreign country/jurisdiction* associated to||Timor-Leste|
|Description of the arrangement with the foreign principal||
The Government of Timor-Leste has sought assistance in planning and implementation of its economic diversification strategy. Vanessa advises on capacity building within the Timorese government, the Timorese workforce, and alignment of development goals. This arrangement can involve liaison with Australian government officials and elected representatives.
* Whether or not an independent sovereign state.