Speeches First speech Browse all speeches (Hansard) Biography Parliamentary service Elected to the Senate for Western Australia 2014. Defeated at general elections 2016. Committee service Senate Select: Establishment of a National Integrity Commission from 25.2.2016 to 9.5.2016 (Chair from 25.2.2016 to 9.5.2016). Joint Select: Trade and Investment Growth from 27.11.2014 to 9.5.2016. Parliamentary party positions Palmer United Party Whip in the Senate from 7.7.2014 to 9.5.2016. Party positions Member of the Palmer United Party from 2013. Personal Born 20.1.1981, Nanjing, ChinaMarried Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament PostGradDipPlanning&Design (University of Melbourne).BCivE (Southeast University, China).MEng(Structures) (University of Melbourne).Engineer at Australasian Resources Ltd. from 2006 to 2010.Chief Executive Officer of Australasian Resources Ltd. from 2010 to 2014.Managing Director of Australasian Resources from 2012 to 2014.