Speeches First speech Browse all speeches (Hansard) Biography Parliamentary service Declared elected 16.2.2018 as a Senator for South Australia by the High Court of Australia, vice S Kakoschke-Moore (resigned). Defeated at general elections 2019. Committee service Senate Select: Obesity Epidemic in Australia served from 10.5.2018 to 5.12.2018; Electric Vehicles served as Chair from 27.6.2018 to 30.1.2019; Fair Dinkum Power served from 15.11.2018 to 28.6.2019 Parliamentary party positions Independent. Served: 26.02.2018 to 30.06.2019Nick Xenophon Team. Served: 16.02.2018 to 26.02.2018 Other positions Member of the University of Adelaide Council.Member of the University of Adelaide Finance Sub-Committee.Chair of the South Australian Australia/China Business Council Health Services Sub-Committee.Member of the Australian Republican Movement Committee (South Australian Chapter).Convener of the Australian Republican Movement Eastern Suburbs (Sydney) Forum.Chair of the Sydney Youth Committee, AusLink. Personal Born: 24.10.1969, Loxton, AustraliaGender: Male Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament GradDipEnvSt (University of Adelaide).MBA (Australian National University).BEc (University of Adelaide).General Manager and Chief Representative of Think Global Ltd., Shanghai (China) from 2008 to 2013.Managing Director of Storer Asia Ltd., Adelaide (SA) from 2013 to 2018.International Sales Manager of Asia Pacific & Emerging Markets at Australian Orthopaedic Fixations Ltd (Austofix), Adelaide (SA) from 2014 to 2018.