Foreign Affairs and Trade
The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) was established by APEC leaders to provide advice on business sector priorities. ABAC prepares an annual report delivered to APEC leaders. Each APEC economy has up to three ABAC members.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under


  • Established By/Under More info


  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes, but not tabled

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization


  • Creation Date

    1 January 1995

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Member Ms. Gabrielle Costigan 31 July 2021 31 December 2023
Member Mr. Robert Milliner 3 February 2021 31 December 2021
Member Mr. Tom Harley 26 March 2019 25 March 2022
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