Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner – North America
Market coverage: USA, Canada, Mexico
Viki Forrest commenced as commissioner for North America in April 2019.
She brings to Trade and Investment Queensland more than 20 years’ experience in international business, with a particular focus on the technology sector in and around Silicon Valley. Born and raised in Australia, Viki moved to the USA in 2001 as Vice President of Marketing for Bullant Inc, a software platform for internet and wireless applications.
Viki has also worked with the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and the ANZA Technology Network, an accelerator specialising in launching overseas tech companies in the American market. Viki was appointed CEO of ANZA in 2006. She was also previously the Director of Sales Support (Asia Pacific) for Digital Equipment Corporation Australian Pty Ltd, with responsibility for markets in Australia, New Zealand and an area that stretched from Fiji to India and the 10 ASEAN nations. Throughout her career, she has participated in a number of trade missions promoting Australian products and expertise in the North American market.
Viki holds a Diploma of Computer Programming (Sydney) and has completed studies at Monash University (Mount Eliza) Business School in Executive Management for Women and Leadership Development.
Trade and Investment Queensland office: San Francisco
Market Center, Suite 2135
575 Market Street
San Francisco CA 94105 USA
Tel: +1 415 463 1000
Trade and Investment Queensland office: New York
One World Trade Center, Suite 8500
285 Fulton Street
New York NY 10007 USA