Tamanna Monem, a Brisbane-based AIBC member, has worked in senior roles across the corporate and public sectors in Australia and overseas, including the Queensland Artificial Intelligence (AI) Hub, Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ), Business and Skills Migration, and the Queensland Government Office of Clean Energy; Economic Development at Ipswich City Council; the University of Queensland and American Express Bank.
Tamanna thrives on ‘empowering businesses to grow’, and led major transformational projects that contributed to helping businesses expand and become globally focused. She has been instrumental in delivering industry initiatives, market and sectoral strategies, including Defence Industry Strategy, AI industry programs, Defence Industry Summit and Symposium. Her work contributed to helping businesses grow in multiple sectors, including defence, manufacturing, infrastructure, artificial intelligence, resources, marine, agri-food and international education and training.
As a recognition of her contribution and participation, Tamanna Monem was awarded the Defence Connect Australian Industry Award for Rising Star of the Year 2020.
Tamanna Monem is also a recipient of “2016 Professional of the Year” at the India Australia Business and Community Awards (IABCA) for her contributions to advancing the bilateral relationship between Australia and India. She is currently AIBC Women in Business Chapter Qld Chair and is also founder of Women in Export, Innovation and Investment and Tradition by T, a boutique small business promoting the hand-woven industry globally.
An export, investment and economic development professional, Tamanna Monem said she was an advocate of collaboration, partnerships and sovereign capability development.
Welcoming Tamanna Monem in the new role, Mr Jim Varghese AM, AIBC National Chair said that it tied in with AIBC’s new level of profile which is more outcome focussed and committed to delivering increased Australia-India trade and investment, robust and meaningful Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement discussions, and increased gender and multicultural diversity.
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