National Skills Development Manager
For over 20 years, Shane Styles has been facilitating businesses internationally across a range of industries, cultures and markets. With a successful career in change management, start-up operations and consultancy, Shane has managed all facets of a company’s operational and market activities as well as export market development strategy and brings this experience to the Export Council of Australia as National Skills Development Manager.
Working with members and key stakeholders from government and industry, Shane drives initiatives to educate and build the export capabilities of Australian businesses.
In recent years Shane has travelled extensively in Asia, building his knowledge and networks to further assist Australian companies looking to build export entry strategies and navigate the barriers to entry in this region. He works with Australian companies to adapt their branding, product offering and strategic approach, recognising and highlighting the differences between individual markets in Asia.
Shane has developed extensive personal contacts in over 40 countries and indirect contacts through his network in a further 60 countries. Drawing on his broad range of experience, Shane also mentors industry leaders and business owners on personal and professional strategy both in Australia and around the world.