International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

John W.H. Denton AO

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Secretary General

John WH Denton AO is Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce, Paris. John was formerly Partner and CEO of Corrs Chambers Westgarth, the leading Australian independent law firm. John’s appointment to the ICC is the first time that an Australian has held such a position.

He is a member of the Board of the global infrastructure investor - IFM Global Investors. He is a member of the Board of the UN Global Compact. He is Asia Pacific Chair of Veracity Worldwide Advisory Board. John is Co-Chair of the B20 “Financing Growth and Infrastructure” Taskforce, Chair (emeritus) of the Business Council of Australia’s Global Engagement Task Force; Chairman (emeritus) of the Experts Group on Trade and Investment in Indonesia; and a founding member of the Australia-China CEO Roundtable. A former diplomat, he was a Panel Member of the Independent Review of Aid Effectiveness and was the founding Chairman of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees Australia for more than a decade. John has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Bachelor of Law from the University of Melbourne, and is a Harvard Business School Alumnus.

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