Speeches First speech Recent speech Browse all speeches (Hansard) Biography Parliamentary service Elected to the Senate for Western Australia 2014 (term began 1.7.2014). Defeated at general elections, 2016. Committee service Joint Select: Trade and Investment Growth from 27.11.14 to 9.5.16.Senate Select: Establishment of a National Integrity Commission from 25.2.16 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 25.2.16 to 9.5.16). Parliamentary party positions Palmer United Party Whip from 7.7.14 to 9.5.16. Party positions Member, Palmer United Party from 2013. Personal Born 20.1.1981, Nanjing, China.Married. Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament BCivE (Southeast University, China), MEngStructures (Melb.).Postgraduate Diploma in Planning and Design (Urban Planning)(Melb.).Engineer, Australasian Resources Ltd 2006-10.Chief Executive Officer, Australasian Resources Ltd 2010-14.Managing Director, Australasian Resources 2012-14.