THE Australian ambassador to Japan, John McCarthy, will be in Perth on Friday May 2 to take part in the WA Business News ‘Meet the Ambassadors’ breakfast series, organised in conjunction with the Perth office of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Mr McCarthy was appointed to Japan in July 2001. Before that he was ambassador to Indonesia between 1997-2000 and ambassador to the US from 1995-97. Born in Washington DC in 1942, Mr McCarthy has been with the Australian foreign service since 1968. From 1994-95 he was deputy secretary in DFAT.
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