Luke Giles

Luke Giles

Chair, Youth & Student Subcommittee

Luke is the Business Programs Coordinator at the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide, and an Economics and Chinese studies graduate of the same university. A recipient of an Endeavour Australia scholarship he spent a year studying Chinese language at Shandong University before going onto further language study at Guilin University of Technology. From 2011 to 2013 Luke ran a successful cafe-bar business in Yangshuo China, before returning to Australia in late 2013. A fluent Mandarin speaker, he has extensive China knowledge, and has been interviewed on both Chinese TV, and as part of SBS radio’s mandarin language program. As well as being A CBNSA committee member, Luke is also a founding member of the Adelaide chapter of the Australia China Young Professionals Initiative.