Ambassadors

We are very proud of our Ambassadors, all of whom have been carefully selected based on their specialist knowledge and professional standing within their communities. Their primary mission is to explain and promote the services offered by CGA, and also serve as a key point of contact for our members and potential companies and individuals in their region.

Please don't hesitate to reach out to your local Ambassador for more information about CGA.

Argentina

Rallys Pliauzer

Rallys is currently General Director Bagó Group in Asia, Europe and Africa, and Supply Director of Bagó Group in Argentina, the Chairman of Bagó Laboratories Singapore and the Chairman of BF Biosciences Pakistan. Bagó Group is the most important Pharmaceutical Group from Latin America with pharmaceutical companies in 23 countries and global presence in 47 markets. He was founder of Laboratorios Bagó in Russia and Ukraine and Chairman from 2003 to 2007 and co-founder ... Read more

Australia

Nick McCallum

Nick McCallum began his career as an actor and had since amassed extensive experience as a production designer on over 30 feature films, television series, and theatre productions throughout Australia and the world, including China. ... Read more

United Kingdom

Chris Fraser OBE

Chris Fraser has more than 30 years experience in the FDI industry. He pioneered Chinese investments into the UK in the early 2000s and has led teams attracting over $10bn of FDI Capex and over 40,000 jobs from around the World for organizations and clients. ... Read more

Laos & Australia

Dominic Ryan

Dominic Ryan is an artist and the director of the Peace Project Foundation. He has staged multiple peace events in 12 war and conflict zones across 3 continents. He is also the founder of The Peace Project, a non-governmental organization which deals with conflict resolution and the erection of humanitarian messages in war zones. Over the years, he has brought mayors and politicians into the no mans’ land between Gaza and Israel and written a declaration for conflict resolution... Read more

Latin America & the Caribbean

Richard Allan Nixon

Accomplished, results-oriented and well-rounded, Richard Nixon is a diplomat, leader, and an executive with expertise in business facilitation. He helps to negotiate complex strategic deals that benefit governments and private enterprises. Dr. Nixon is also a critical thinker, with strategic vision and overall policy direction. His work focuses on establishing governmental and corporate policy guidelines... Read more

Philippines & Latin America

Philip Peñaloza

Philip Peñaloza is a director at Coutts & Co. He has over 20 years of client marketing and investment management experience. Prior to Coutts, Mr. Peñaloza held positions at: Lombard Odier; Citigroup Private Bank; Clariden Leu Asset Management; and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers/BlackRock, where he managed global portfolios for institutional and ultra high net worth (UHNW) clients in Asia, Middle East, and the Americas ... Read more

Switzerland

Galina Vracheva

Galina Vracheva is a Swiss concert pianist, composer and improviser with Bulgarian roots. She is one of the select few classical musicians worldwide that specialize in improvisation. Galina was educated at the conservatories of Moscow, Sofia and Munich and took first prize in several international competitions. She has taught master classes in piano and concert improvisation in Munich, Berlin, Kiev, Amsterdam and Bangkok and is guest professor at the Conservatory of Italian Switzerland in Lugano ... Read more

United Kingdom

Rebecca Hossack

Rebecca Hossack was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1955. She traveled to England in the early eighties to study for the bar at Lincoln's Inn, but abandoned the law for a career in art.Having studied at Christie's and worked at the Guggenheim in Venice, she set up her own gallery on Windmill Street in Fitzrovia, in the heart of London, in March 1988 (she signed the lease only three days before the great stock-market crash on 'Black Monday'). Rebecca's business, despite the economic climate, has not only survived, but thrived, and now encompasses two galleries in central London and one in New York City ... Read more

United States & Greater China

Johnny Chen

Seasoned global executive with over 30 years of multinational, corporate experience in Asia.Strengths in financial and professional services with a focus oninsurance industry for Asia Pacific with emphasis in Greater China.Great people leader with bi-lingual and cross cultural leadership skills across this diversed region.Hands-on experience in start-up operations (China, Korea and Singapore) and turnaround situations (China and Malaysia) ... Read more

United States

Michael Yamashita

Combining his dual passions of photography and travel, Michael Yamashita has been shooting for the National Geographic magazine for over 30 years. After graduating from Wesleyan University with a degree in Asian studies, he spent seven years in Asia, which later became his area of specialty. Returning to the U.S., he began shooting for the National Geographic as well as many other American and international clients. ... Read more

Israel

Tal Gal-Cohen

Tal Gal-Cohen is an international expert on wine, beer, and spirits. He holds a Master's degree from Australia’s University of Adelaide and has vest experience tasting beverages from around the world. Mr. Gal-Cohen is an experienced journalist and has worked for the past 7 years as a wine and liquor reporter for G magazine. He has also worked as a senior reporter for Wine and Gourmet Magazine and appears regularly on television and radio. Gal-Cohen is the proud author of Wine Trails – a Trip to Wineries in Israel published Cordinata and Alcohol and Classic Cocktails published by Carta. ... Read more

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